king of arms

noun phrase

: an officer of arms of the highest rank

Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of king of arms was in the 15th century

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“King of arms.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/king%20of%20arms. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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