Armiger



a person entitled to armorial bearings.
an armorbearer to a knight; a squire.
Historical Examples

It would have saved me from playing the fool before myself and giving myself away to armiger, and letting him give himself away.
Fennel and Rue William Dean Howells

Glennard turned to the bell, but Mrs. armiger pursued him with her lovely amazement.
The Touchstone Edith Wharton

Joyce, and Mr. armiger, and my father and mother with me, where they stand till I was weary of their company and so away.
Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Samuel Pepys

Mrs. armiger met him more than half-way on a torrent of self-accusal.
The Touchstone Edith Wharton

Hétfalusy questioned Dudoky’s gentility, and the latter could not make good his claim to be regarded as an armiger.
The Day of Wrath Maurus Jkai

armiger says there has been some increase of the sales, which I can attribute to my story if I have the cheek.
Fennel and Rue William Dean Howells

armiger will find a letter addressed to him at the Publisher’s.
Notes and Queries, Number 52, October 26, 1850 Various

armiger asked me if I had ever heard anything more from that girl.
Fennel and Rue William Dean Howells

He was awfully severe with them for their foolishness, and said they must write to armiger at once and confess the fact.
Fennel and Rue William Dean Howells

On his burly sword-arm, each intrepid champion wore an “armiger,” or ribbon of his colour.
The Virginians William Makepeace Thackeray

noun
a person entitled to bear heraldic arms, such as a sovereign or nobleman
a squire carrying the armour of a medieval knight

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