emblaze

verb (1)
em·blaze | \im-ˈblāz \
emblazed; emblazing

Definition of emblaze 

(Entry 1 of 2)

transitive verb

1 : to illuminate especially by a blaze

2 : to set ablaze

emblaze

verb (2)
emblazed; emblazing

Definition of emblaze (Entry 2 of 2)

transitive verb

1 archaic : emblazon sense 1

2 : to adorn sumptuously with gems and golden luster rich emblazed— John Milton

First Known Use of emblaze

Verb (1)

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Verb (2)

1593, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for emblaze

Verb (2)

en- + blaze to blazon

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