Arms, or coats of arms, are marks of honour, a#39;made up of fixed and determined colours, figures, 8w. either hereditary or granted by sovereign princes, as a reward for military valour, great ... They had them engraved, embossed, or painted on shields, targets, banners, or other martial instruments. ... Arms of pretension are those of such kingdoms, provinces, or 264 THE PAINTERSa#39; AND GLAZIERSa#39; GUIDE.
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