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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Blazon  \Bla"zon\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Blazoned};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Blazoning}.]  [From  blazon,  n.;  confused  with  4th  blaze: 
  cf  F.  blasonner.] 
  1.  To  depict  in  colors;  to  display;  to  exhibit  conspicuously; 
  to  publish  or  make  public  far  and  wide. 
 
  Thyself  thou  blazon'st.  --Shak. 
 
  There  pride  sits  blazoned  on  th'  unmeaning  brow. 
  --Trumbull. 
 
  To  blazon  his  own  worthless  name  --Cowper. 
 
  2.  To  deck;  to  embellish;  to  adorn. 
 
  She  blazons  in  dread  smiles  her  hideous  form 
  --Garth. 
 
  3.  (Her.)  To  describe  in  proper  terms  (the  figures  of 
  heraldic  devices);  also  to  delineate  (armorial  bearings); 
  to  emblazon. 
 
  The  coat  of  arms,  which  I  am  not  herald  enough  to 
  blazon  into  English.  --Addison. 




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