officer of arms


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officer of arms

n
(Heraldry) heraldry a pursuivant or herald
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of′ficer of arms′


n.
an officer with the duties of a herald, esp. one who devises, grants, or confirms armorial bearings.
[1490–1500]
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The role of the herald or officer of arms in late medieval Europe has not been much studied.

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