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heraldry

noun her·ald·ry \ˈher-əl-drē, ˈhe-rəl-\

: the activity of creating or studying coats of arms and of tracing and recording family histories

plural her·ald·ries

Full Definition of HERALDRY

1
:  the practice of devising, blazoning, and granting armorial insignia and of tracing and recording genealogies
2
:  an armorial ensign; broadly :  insignia
3
:  pageantry

First Known Use of HERALDRY

1572
HERALDRY Defined for Kids

heraldry

noun her·ald·ry \ˈher-əl-drē\

Definition of HERALDRY for Kids

:  the art or science of tracing and recording family history and creating coats of arms

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