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Definition of blazon verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    blazon

     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//ˈbleɪzn//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈbleɪzn//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they blazon
    BrE BrE//ˈbleɪzn//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈbleɪzn//
     
    he / she / it blazons
    BrE BrE//ˈbleɪznz//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈbleɪznz//
     
    past simple blazoned
    BrE BrE//ˈbleɪznd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈbleɪznd//
     
    past participle blazoned
    BrE BrE//ˈbleɪznd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈbleɪznd//
     
    -ing form blazoning
    BrE BrE//ˈbleɪznɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈbleɪznɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1[usually passive] blazon something (on/across/over something) = emblazon He had the word ‘Cool’ blazoned across his chest.
  2. 2= blaze (4)
  3. Word Origin Middle English (denoting a shield, later one bearing a heraldic device): from Old French blason ‘shield’, of unknown origin. The sense of the verb has been influenced by blaze ‘present news in a sensational manner’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: blazon

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