Definition for EM-BLAZE

EM-BLAZE, v.t. [Fr. blasonner; Sp. blasonar; Port. blazonar, brazonar; allied to G. blasen, D. blaazen, to blow, and Fr. blaser, to burn, Eng. blaze. The sense is to swell, to enlarge, to make showy.]

  1. To adorn with glittering embellishments. No weeping orphan saw his father's stores / Our shrines irradiate, or emblaze the floor. Pope.
  2. To blazon; to paint or adorn with figures armorial. The imperial ensign, streaming to the wind, / With gems and golden luster rich emblazed. Milton.

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