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Definitions of heraldry:

part of speech: noun

The art or office of a herald: the science of recording genealogies and blazoning coats of arms.

part of speech: noun

The art or practice of blazoning arms or ensigns armorial, & c.; the science which teaches how to blazon or explain in proper terms all that belongs to coats of arms.

part of speech: noun

The science that treats of armorial bearings or coats of arms, and of determining pedigrees, etc.

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To pair off, to separate from a company in pairs; in Parliament, applied to two members of opposite political opinions when they agree to absent themselves from divisions of the House for a specified time in order to neutralise each other's votes; the term is similarly applied to electors, & c., of opposite views who agree mutually to refrain from voting. ...

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