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emblazon Tweet Definition of emblazon Like Definition of emblazon on Facebook
verb 
  1. (transitive) To adorn with prominent markings.
  2. (transitive) To inscribe upon.
The benefactor's image is emblazoned on our memory.
  1. (transitive) (heraldry) To draw (a coat of arms).
  2. (transitive) To celebrate or extol as with deeds or merit.
     
emblazonment Tweet Definition of emblazonment Like Definition of emblazonment on Facebook
noun 
  1. The act of emblazoning.
  2. The state of being emblazoned.
     
Engrailed Tweet Definition of Engrailed Like Definition of Engrailed on Facebook
noun 
  1. a European moth, Ectropis crepuscularia
     
ermine Tweet Definition of ermine Like Definition of ermine on Facebook
noun 
  1. A weasel, Mustela erminea, found in northern latitudes; its dark brown fur turns white in winter (apart from the black tip of the tail)
  2. The white fur of this animal
  3. (poetic) A symbol of purity
  4. (figuratively) The office of a judge
  5. (heraldry) A white field with black spots
verb 
  1. To clothe with ermine
     
escallop Tweet Definition of escallop Like Definition of escallop on Facebook
noun 
  1. A thin slice of meat (especially of veal) normally shallow fried
  2. A scallop
     
escutcheon Tweet Definition of escutcheon Like Definition of escutcheon on Facebook
noun 
  1. (heraldry): an individual or corporate coat of arms
  2. the insignia around doorknob's exterior hardware or a door lock's cosmetic plate
  3. a flat protective covering (on a door or wall etc) to prevent soiling by user's fingers
     

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