blazonry

noun

bla·​zon·​ry ˈblā-zᵊn-rē How to pronounce blazonry (audio)
plural blazonries
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: a dazzling display

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Pathetic, summer seeks by blazonry Of color to conceal her swift decrease. Annika Neklason, The Atlantic, 11 Aug. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1622, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

Time Traveler
The first known use of blazonry was in 1622

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“Blazonry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blazonry. Accessed 9 Jun. 2023.

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