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  • n. Plural form of emblazoning.


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  • Heraldic emblazonings, inlaid in marble, are highly effective.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 799, April 25, 1891

  • Pompous processions, trapped horses, emblazonings, were hers, and all refinements of High Masses and Cardinals.

    Earthwork out of Tuscany Being Impressions and Translations of Maurice Hewlett

  • This, however, did not affect the travellers, for the gates were opened the moment the emblazonings on the surcoat of the herald could be made out.

    At Agincourt

  • Their tawny features, now all begrimed with smoke and sweat, their matted beards, and the contrasting barbaric brilliancy of their teeth, all these were strangely revealed in the capricious emblazonings of the works.

    Moby-Dick, or, The Whale

  • The plunder of the college was completed by Vane, the Parliamentary governor of the castle, who seized upon the whole of the furniture and decorations of the choir, rifled the tomb of Edward the Fourth, stripped off all the costly ornaments from Wolsey's tomb, defaced the emblazonings over Henry the Sixth's grave, broke the rich painted glass of the windows, and wantonly destroyed the exquisite woodwork of the choir.

    Windsor Castle

  • I have all the emblazonings of your house since the Conquest.

    Henrietta Temple A Love Story

  • -- "blushing with the blood of kings, And twilight saints, and dim emblazonings" -- steeping the altar in rich suffusion, chequering the walls and pavement with variegated hues, and filling the whole sacred spot with a warm and congenial glow, these panes produce a cold, cheerless, and most disagreeable effect.

    Windsor Castle


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