Coat of arms

Definition of Coat of arms

(Her.) a translation of the French cotte d'armes, a garment of light material worn over the armor in the 15th and 16th centuries. This was often charged with the heraldic bearings of the wearer. Hence, an heraldic achievement; the bearings of any person, taken together.

See also: Coat

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arms, blazon, blazonry, crest, heraldry, quartering
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