office of arms

Definition of office of arms

1 : a body of officers of arms of a nation organized as a corporate body or as a division of the government
2 usually capitalized first O&A : the office in Dublin, terminated March 31, 1943, of which Ulster king of arms was head, having charge of heraldic matters in the island of Ireland

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“Office of arms.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/office%20of%20arms. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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