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Meaning of HERALDRY

Pronunciation:  'heruldree

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  emblem indicating the right of a person to bear arms
  2. [n]  the study and classification of armorial bearings and the tracing of genealogies

HERALDRY is a 8 letter word that starts with H.


 See Also: armorial bearing, arms, bearing, blazon, blazonry, charge, coat of arms, emblem, enquiry, heraldic bearing, inquiry, research



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Her"ald*ry\, n.
The art or office of a herald; the art, practice, or science
of recording genealogies, and blazoning arms or ensigns
armorial; also, of marshaling cavalcades, processions, and
public ceremonies.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: armory, badge, badge of office, badges, baton, blazonry, brassard, button, cap and gown, chain, chain of office, circumstance, class ring, cockade, collar, cross, decoration, dress, eagle, emblems, ensigns, fasces, figurehead, fleur-de-lis, formality, hammer and sickle, insignia, lapel pin, livery, mace, mantle, markings, medal, mortarboard, old school tie, pin, pomp, pride, regalia, ring, rose, school ring, shamrock, sigillography, skull and crossbones, solemnity, sphragistics, staff, state, swastika, tartan, thistle, tie, uniform, verge, wand