Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To set on fire.
  • transitive v. To cause to glow; light up.
  • transitive v. Archaic To emblazon.
  • transitive v. Archaic To decorate lavishly.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To kindle; set ablaze.
  • v. To adorn with glittering embellishments; cause to glitter or shine.
  • v. To illuminate; to etch or display in a bright, fiery way; blazon.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To adorn with glittering embellishments.
  • transitive v. To paint or adorn with armorial figures; to blazon, or emblazon.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To kindle; set in a blaze.
  • To adorn with glittering embellishments; cause to glitter or shine.
  • To display or set forth conspicuously or ostentatiously; blazon.

Etymologies

From em- +‎ blaze. (Wiktionary)

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