Definition of heraldically in US English:



  • See heraldic

    • ‘The entrance is heraldically framed by the stubby rounded shapes of the vomitoria, clad in dark blue metal over red brick plinths.’
    • ‘The lion is a canting emblem for Leo X, though here, facing to sinister, it is heraldically incorrect.’
    • ‘The two primary ruling families of sixteenth-century Europe, the Hapsburgs and the Valois, are represented heraldically above the doors aligned along the villa's central front-to-back longitudinal axis.’
    • ‘One stamp contains an image of a lion fish, heraldically striped.’
    • ‘The bed itself was devoid of such imagery, and the princely coronet on the headboard was heraldically appropriate.’