Coat Of Arms Definition

coats-of-arms
noun
A tabard or surcoat blazoned with bearings.
American Heritage
A group of emblems and figures (heraldic bearings) usually arranged on and around a shield and serving as the special insignia of some person, family, or institution.
Webster's New World
A representation of bearings.
American Heritage

(heraldry) Hereditary designs and symbols depicted on an escutcheon, sometimes accompanied by other elements of a heraldic achievement, such as a helm, crest, crest coronet, torse, mantling and supporters; described by a blazon.

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Other Word Forms of Coat Of Arms

Noun

Singular:
coat of arms
Plural:
coats-of-arms

Origin of Coat Of Arms

  • From Old French cote a armer, cote d'armes, originally a tunic embroidered with heraldic arms.

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