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armorial bearings

Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. See Arms, 4.

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Examples

  • We need not have recourse either to the family names, armorial bearings or cardinalatial titles, to see the fitness of their designations as given in the prophecies.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • They had been given surcoats and shield-covers with the armorial bearings of Lord Maddick’s household knights, along with a lance bearing Redfern’s pennon.

    Conqueror's Moon

  • The great drawing-room had a raised daïs at one end, and the ceiling was covered with armorial bearings emblazoned in their proper colours, which took Zoe's fancy much.

    Zoe: The History of Two Lives

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