from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To adorn (a surface) richly with prominent markings: emblazon a doorway with a coat of arms.
- transitive v. To inscribe (a prominent marking) on a surface: emblazon a cross on a banner.
- transitive v. To make resplendent with brilliant colors.
- transitive v. To make illustrious; celebrate: emblazoning a heroine's deeds in song.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To adorn with prominent markings.
- v. To inscribe upon.
- v. (heraldry) To draw (a coat of arms).
- v. To celebrate or extol as with deeds or merit.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To depict or represent; -- said of heraldic bearings. See blazon.
- transitive v. To deck in glaring colors; to set off conspicuously; to display pompously; to decorate.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To adorn with figures of heraldry or ensigns armorial: as, a shield emblazoned with armorial bearings.
- To depict or represent, as an armorial ensign on a shield.
- To set off with ornaments; decorate; illuminate.
- To celebrate in laudatory terms; sing the praises of.
- To blaze forth; shine out.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. decorate with colors
- v. decorate with heraldic arms
From en- + blazon, from Old French blason "shield". (Wiktionary)