emblazonment

emblazonment

[em-bley-zuhn-muhnt]
noun
1.
the act of emblazoning.
2.
something that is emblazoned.

Origin:
1790–1800; emblazon + -ment

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emblazon (ɪmˈbleɪzən)
 
vb
1.  to describe, portray, or colour (arms) according to the conventions of heraldry
2.  to portray heraldic arms on (a shield, one's notepaper, etc)
3.  to make bright or splendid, as with colours, flowers, etc
4.  to glorify, praise, or extol, often so as to attract great publicity: his feat was emblazoned on the front page
 
em'blazonment
 
n

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