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a squire carrying the armor of a knight

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a nobleman entitled to bear heraldic arms

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By 1230, virtually all such lords had become armigerous.
The communion of brotherhood sealed by blood occurs not between a king and a common soldier, or between an earl and a foot soldier, but between two armigerous gentlemen.
The right of a man and his wife to display in their lifetime their respective family arms `impaled'--that is with the husband's arms in the dexter half of a shield (right-hand side--that is the left-hand side to the observer) and those of the wife's family in the sinister (left; observer's right) half--provided a way of marking the union of two armigerous bloods.
aeiou words: armigerous, epuration, inquorate, ossuaries, uvarovite lesser-known counterparts: epizootic, anile, estivate, thegosis, trilemma reversible words (semordnilaps): avid, ogre, debut, nonet, rebus words for odds & ends: aglet, chad, tittle, grommet, pintle spell-checker demons: impassible, wether, specie, angary, demur words from placenames: Ultima Thule, El Dorado, Timbuktu, Brigadoon, stoic
He is himself validly armigerous and is active in both the Heraldry Society and the Heraldry Society of Canada.
1996-97); Commander of Merit, Sovereign Military Order of Malta; Armigerous by authority of Lyon Court, College of Armsl, and Cdn.
6) However, they are doubtless included because of their social backgrounds--each was armigerous by birth--and also they shared the position of Master of the Royal Game at the time.
Ferne's The Blazon of Gentrie thus includes a debate between a knight, devoted to "mercye, compassion, and curtesie," and a civil lawyer - a debate that hinges on the relative worth of the old armigerous nobility and the "new men" controlling the Tudor bureaucracy;(26) one glimpses the social frictions underlying this clash in Ferne's remark that the English "have peculiar customes and lawes (or rather in this behalfe, common errors) which for that favor they beare to the common and rude people .
His proletarian credentials were better than Lenin's - on a par even with Stalin's, were it not for John Shakespeare's upward mobility and armigerous intent.