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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Emblem indicating the right of a person to bear arms; The study and classification of armorial bearings and the tracing of genealogies.

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  • Noun, : The coronation was marked by all the magnificence of heraldry
  • As a matter of fact the six-pointed star was not adopted because of its use in English heraldry, while in Holland and
  • More trivia: in heraldry, a vertical stripe on a flag is called a "pale" (the French tricolour is made up of three pales, for example).
  • The auriferata (which is made of cloth of gold or of thin gold plates, and is not jewelled) is the one always used in English heraldry for an Anglican bishop or archbishop. for more
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