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Synonyms for blazonry

the official symbols of a family, state, etc

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He came to me, look you, saying that if I would furnish him with a gallon of ale, wherewith to strengthen himself as he worked, and also the pigments and a board, he would paint for me a noble pied merlin which I might hang along with the blazonry over my door.
The foal inside her was Aldebaran Light, who won three of her five races, and in due course her value increased thanks to a Grade 2 victory by her Hennessy half-brother Blazonry.
But I have seen it: the colours of western blazonry burning under the bright sun, castles of shimmering white marble, the Latin chant in the Cathedral of Our Lady of Satines, columns erected by the wise men of old and the soaring domes of the cunning Grifons.
Barry Hills' charge had to pull out all the stops to deny Blazonry by half a length earlier this month but responded well to the efforts of his partner Dean McKeown showing a willingness to battle.
The escutcheons on the cornice I propose to charge with the blazonry of all the Border clans, eighteen in number, and so many of the great families, not clans, as will occupy the others.
BLAZONRY In tournaments during the Middle Ages, whenever an unknown knight arrived it was the duty of the herald to blasen (Middle English, "to blow") a trumpet for attention, and then to describe to the assemblage the bearings on the escutcheon of the knight.