un blazoned

blazon

[bley-zuhn]
verb (used with object)
1.
to set forth conspicuously or publicly; display; proclaim: The pickets blazoned their grievances on placards.
2.
to adorn or embellish, especially brilliantly or showily.
3.
to describe in heraldic terminology.
4.
to depict (heraldic arms or the like) in proper form and color.
noun
5.
an escutcheon; coat of arms.
6.
the heraldic description of armorial bearings.
7.
conspicuous display.

Origin:
1275–1325; Middle English blaso(u)n < Anglo-French, Old French blason buckler, of obscure origin

blazoner, noun
blazonment, noun
unblazoned, adjective
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blazon (ˈbleɪzən)
 
vb
1.  (often foll by abroad) to proclaim loudly and publicly
2.  heraldry to describe (heraldic arms) in proper terms
3.  to draw and colour (heraldic arms) conventionally
 
n
4.  heraldry a conventional description or depiction of heraldic arms
5.  any description or recording, esp of good qualities
 
[C13: from Old French blason coat of arms]
 
'blazoner
 
n

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blazon
"coat of arms," late 13c., from O.Fr. blason (12c.) "a shield, blazon," also "collar bone;" of uncertain origin.
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