coat of arms

coat of arms
Heraldic ensigns, introduced by Richard I from the Holy Land, where they were first invented. Originally painted on shields of the Christian knights who went to the Holy Land during the crusades, to identify them.

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  • coat of arms — mid 14c., originally a tunic embroidered with heraldic arms (worn over armor, etc); see ARM (Cf. arm) (n.2) and Cf. O.Fr. cote a armer. Sense transferred to the heraldic arms themselves by 1560s. Hence TURNCOAT (Cf. turncoat), one who put his… …   Etymology dictionary

  • coat of arms — n. pl. coats of arms [transl. of Fr cotte d armes, light garment worn over armor, generally blazoned with heraldic arms] a group of emblems and figures (heraldic bearings) usually arranged on and around a shield and serving as the special… …   English World dictionary

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