noun (plural -ries) Date: 1622 1. a. blazon 1b b. blazon 1a 2. a dazzling display

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  • Blazonry — Bla zon*ry, n. 1. Same as {Blazon}, 3. [1913 Webster] The principles of blazonry. Peacham. [1913 Webster] 2. A coat of arms; an armorial bearing or bearings. [1913 Webster] The blazonry of Argyle. Lord Dufferin. [1913 Webster] 3. Artistic… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blazonry — [blā′zənrē] n. pl. blazonries 1. the description or illustration of coats of arms 2. a coat of arms; heraldic emblem 3. any brilliant display …   English World dictionary

  • blazonry — /blay zeuhn ree/, n. 1. brilliant decoration or display: The wedding had all the blazonry of a coronation. 2. Heraldry. a. the act or technique of describing coats of arms. b. a coat, or coats, of arms. [1615 25; BLAZON + RY] * * * …   Universalium

  • blazonry — noun a) Blazon b) A coat of arms; an armorial bearing or bearings …   Wiktionary

  • blazonry — bla·zon·ry || bleɪznrɪ n. official symbols of state or family; ostentatious display …   English contemporary dictionary

  • blazonry — noun the art of describing or painting heraldic devices or armorial bearings. ↘heraldic devices or armorial bearings …   English new terms dictionary

  • blazonry — n. Emblazonry, heraldry …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • blazonry — bla·zon·ry …   English syllables

  • blazonry — bla•zon•ry [[t]ˈbleɪ zən ri[/t]] n. pl. ries 1) brilliant decoration or display 2) her blazon 5), blazon 6) • Etymology: 1615–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • blazonry — /ˈbleɪzənri/ (say blayzuhnree) noun 1. Heraldry a. armorial bearings. b. a description of heraldic devices. 2. brilliant decoration or display …   Australian English dictionary

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