blazon definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • Heraldry to spell it out (a coat of arms) in correct terms.
    • Heraldry To color or depict (a coat of arms) with accurate detail.
    • To decorate or embellish with or like with a coat of arms: "the stars and moons and suns blazoned thereon sacred wall surface” ( G.K. Chesterton).
    • To proclaim extensively.
    • To depict in colors; to produce; to exhibit conspicuously; to create or make general public far and wide.
    • To deck; to embellish; to decorate.
    • to explain in correct terms (the numbers of heraldic products); also, to delineate (armorial bearings); to emblazon.
    • Heraldry to spell it out (a coat of arms) in correct terms.
    • Heraldry To paint or depict (a coat of arms) with precise detail.
    • To decorate or embellish with or as though with a coat of hands: "the performers and moons and suns blazoned on that sacred wall surface” ( G.K. Chesterton).
    • To proclaim commonly.
    • To depict in colors; to show; to demonstrate conspicuously; to publish or make public far and wide.
    • To deck; to embellish; to adorn.
    • To describe in appropriate terms (the numbers of heraldic devices); additionally, to delineate (armorial bearings); to emblazon.
  • noun:
    • Heraldry A coat of hands.
    • Heraldry The description or representation of a coat of arms.
    • An ostentatious screen.
    • A verbal or written information of a coat of arms.
    • A formalized language for describing a coat of arms.
    • : A coat of hands or a banner depicting a coat of arms.
    • A shield.
    • An heraldic guard; a coat of hands, or a bearing on a coat of hands; armorial bearings.
    • The art or work of describing or depicting heraldic bearings in proper language or manner.
    • Ostentatious show, either by words or other means; publication; program; information; record.
    • In heraldry, a shield with hands upon it; armorial bearings; a coat of hands; a banner bearing arms.
    • A description in technical language of armorial bearings.
    • Interpretation; description.
    • Publication; tv show; party; pompous screen, either by words or by other means.
    • the official signs of a household, state, etc.
    • Heraldry A coat of hands.
    • Heraldry The description or representation of a coat of arms.
    • An ostentatious screen.
    • A verbal or written description of a coat of arms.
    • A formalized language for describing a coat of arms.
    • : A coat of arms or a banner depicting a coat of arms.
    • A shield.
    • An heraldic shield; a coat of hands, or a bearing on a coat of hands; armorial bearings.
    • The art or work of explaining or depicting heraldic bearings in appropriate language or fashion.
    • Ostentatious screen, either by words or any other means; publication; tv show; information; record.
    • In heraldry, a shield with arms on it; armorial bearings; a coat of arms; a banner bearing arms.
    • A description in technical language of armorial bearings.
    • Interpretation; description.
    • book; program; event; pompous display, either by terms or by various other means.
    • the official symbols of a family, state, etc.
  • verb:
    • To describe a coat of arms.
    • which will make extensively or generally understood, to proclaim.
    • To display conspicuously or publicly.
    • To shine; is conspicuous.
    • decorate with heraldic hands
    • to explain a coat of hands.
    • to produce extensively or generally speaking understood, to proclaim.
    • to show conspicuously or openly.
    • To shine; to be conspicuous.
    • decorate with heraldic arms
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To shine; is conspicuous.
    • To shine; becoming conspicuous.
  • others:
    • to describe in appropriate heraldic terms (the hands or bearings on a shield).
    • To depict (armorial bearings) in accordance with the rules of heraldry.
    • To inscribe with arms, or some ornament; adorn with blazonry.
    • To deck; embellish; adorn much like blazonry.
    • to produce; display conspicuously; make known; publish.
    • To proclaim or publish boastingly; feature.
    • to describe in correct heraldic terms (the hands or bearings on a shield).
    • To depict (armorial bearings) in accordance with the principles of heraldry.
    • To inscribe with arms, or some decoration; adorn with blazonry.
    • To deck; embellish; adorn as with blazonry.
    • To display; exhibit conspicuously; make understood; publish.
    • To proclaim or publish boastingly; boast of.

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