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blazon sb. (1, 2 proper terms of heraldry)
1. armorial bearings, coat of arms Wiv. V. v. 70 “With loyal blazon” ; fig. Tw.N. I. v. 314.
2. description of armorial bearings according to the rules of heraldry, (hence simply) description Ado II. i. 309 “I think your blazon to be true.”
3. proclaiming, publishing Ham. I. v. [iv.] 21 “this eternal ,” Sonn. cvi. 5 “in the of sweet beauty s best.”
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    • William Shakespeare, Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, 1.4
    • William Shakespeare, Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, 1.5
    • William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night, Or what you will, 1.5
    • William Shakespeare, Sonnets, cvi
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