Lyon Court

noun

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: a lawcourt and administrative office in Scotland that is headed by the Lord Lyon King of Arms, has jurisdiction over the bearing and display of armorial ensigns, and maintains the public registers of Scottish armorial bearings and genealogies

called also Court of the Lord Lyon

Word History

Etymology

lyon, obsolete variant of lion

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“Lyon Court.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lyon%20Court. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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