[ US /ˈhɛɹəɫdɹi/ ]
[ UK /hˈɛɹə‍ldɹi/ ]
  1. the study and classification of armorial bearings and the tracing of genealogies
  2. emblem indicating the right of a person to bear arms
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How To Use heraldry In A Sentence

  • The colour of blue on the flag is ‘argent’ as described in heraldry.
  • Both bearings are founded on what is called canting heraldry, a species of art disowned by the writers on the science, yet universally made use of by those who practise the art of blazonry. Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft
  • Certainly no quarter of a town could use a mark of cadency below a bendlet, and Florence was more careful than most Italian towns to be precise in her heraldry. Donatello, by Lord Balcarres
  • In ancient heraldry a bendlet azure on a coat was a mark of cadency.
  • Well, one of the very first things you learn about heraldry, is that it’s not a specific image that is linked to a particular person. Poetry in Unexpected Places « Write Anything
  • A few weeks since, the young nobleman would have watched in admiration all that magnificent heraldry of the pomp of the storm.
  • Certainly, heraldry was known and studied in America at the time of the Revolution, as is indicated by the relatively large number of surviving silver and ceramic pieces with heraldic devices on them.
  • The swan is found in heraldry as a charge, a crest, supporters, and as a badge.
  • Last year, Susan conducted a three week lecture tour in America to tell the story of Irish heraldry and genealogy and spoke in Boston, New York, Minneapolis and Chicago.
  • In heraldry the eagle has been used in countless armorial bearings as an allegory of power. Times, Sunday Times
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