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Meaning of heraldry by Wiktionary Dictionary



    heraldry ( countable and uncountable; plural: heraldries )

    1. ( uncountable ) The profession or art of devising, granting and blazoning coats of arms, tracing genealogies and ruling on questions of protocol or rank
      Rouge Dragon Pursuivant is a specialist in heraldry at the College of Arms .
    2. ( countable ) An armorial ensign along with its history and description
    3. ( uncountable ) Pageantry
      Onlookers were impressed by the rich and colorful heraldry .

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Explanation of heraldry by Wordnet Dictionary


    1. emblem indicating the right of a person to bear arms

    2. the study and classification of armorial bearings and the tracing of genealogies

    Definition of heraldry by GCIDE Dictionary


    1. Heraldry n.
      1. The art or office of a herald; the art, practice, or science of recording genealogies, and blazoning arms or ensigns armorial; also, of marshaling cavalcades, processions, and public ceremonies.

      2. A coat of arms or some other heraldic device or collection of heraldic symbols.