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officer of arms

of·fi·cer of arm
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [aw-fuh-ser, of-uh- uhv, ov ahrm]
    • /ˈɔ fə sər, ˈɒf ə- ʌv, ɒv ɑrm/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [aw-fuh-ser, of-uh- uhv, ov ahrm]
    • /ˈɔ fə sər, ˈɒf ə- ʌv, ɒv ɑrm/

Definitions of officer of arms words

  • noun officer of arms an officer with the duties of a herald, especially one charged with the devising, granting, or confirming of armorial bearings. 1
  • noun officer of arms a pursuivant or herald 0

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Origin of officer of arms

First appearance:

before 1490
One of the 26% oldest English words
First recorded in 1490-1500

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Parts of speech for Officer of arms

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

officer of arms popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 29% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data about 72% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

officer of arms usage trend in Literature

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