Emblazing
Emblaze Em*blaze", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Emblazed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Emblazing}.] [Pref. em- + 1st blaze.] 1. To adorn with glittering embellishments. [1913 Webster]

No weeping orphan saw his father's stores Our shrines irradiate, or emblaze the floors. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

2. To paint or adorn with armorial figures; to blazon, or emblazon. [Archaic] [1913 Webster]

The imperial ensign, . . . streaming to the wind, With gems and golden luster rich emblazed. --Milton. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Emblazed — Emblaze Em*blaze , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Emblazed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Emblazing}.] [Pref. em + 1st blaze.] 1. To adorn with glittering embellishments. [1913 Webster] No weeping orphan saw his father s stores Our shrines irradiate, or emblaze the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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