HyperDic: heraldry

English > 2 senses of the word heraldry:
NOUNcognitionheraldrythe study and classification of armorial bearings and the tracing of genealogies
artifactheraldryemblem indicating the right of a person to bear arms
heraldry > pronunciation
Soundshheh'rahldriy
Rhymesaccusatory ... zealotry: 432 rhymes with riy...
English > heraldry: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe study and classification of armorial bearings and the tracing of genealogies.
Category ofarmorialOf or relating to heraldry or heraldic arms
assurgentRising from the sea
coat of arms, arms, blazon, blazonryThe official symbols of a family, state / state / state / state, etc.
couchantlying on the stomach with head raised with legs pointed forward
crest(heraldry) in medieval times, an emblem used to decorate a helmet
crestedbearing an heraldic device
deviceAn emblematic design (especially in heraldry)
dexterOn or starting from the wearer's right
dormant, sleepinglying with head on paws as if sleeping
fesse, fess(heraldry) an ordinary consisting of a broad horizontal band across a shield
fleur-de-lis, fleur-de-lys(heraldry) charge consisting of a conventionalized representation of an iris
flightedHaving feathers
guardant, gardant, full-facelooking forward
inflamedadorned with tongues of flame
naiant, swimmingapplied to a fish depicted horizontally
ordinary(heraldry) any of several conventional figures used on shields
passantIn walking position with right foreleg raised
rampBe rampant
rampant, rearingrearing on left hind leg with forelegs elevated and head usually in profile
regardantlooking backward
salientrepresented as leaping (rampant but leaning forward)
sinisterOn or starting from the wearer's left
statantStanding on four feet
volantWith wings extended in a flying position
Broaderinquiry, enquiry, researchA search for knowledge
Spanishblasón, heráldica
Catalanheràldica
English > heraldry: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaningemblem indicating the right of a person to bear arms.
Category ofannulet(heraldry) a charge in the shape of a small ring
roundel(heraldry) a charge in the shape of a circle
Narrowercharge, bearing, heraldic bearing, armorial bearingheraldry consisting of a design or image depicted on a shield
coat of arms, arms, blazon, blazonryThe official symbols of a family, state / state / state / state, etc.
Broaderemblemspecial design or visual object representing a quality, type, group, etc.
Spanishheráldica
Catalanharàldica
Adjectivesheraldic, heraldistof or relating to heraldry

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