Meaning of king-of-arms

king-of-arms

Pronunciation: (king'uv-ärmz'), [key]
— pl. kings-of-arms.
  1. a title of certain of the principal heralds of England and certain other kingdoms empowered by their sovereigns to grant armorial bearings.
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