Definition of Armigerous. Meaning of Armigerous. Synonyms of Armigerous

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Definition of Armigerous

Armigerous
Armigerous Ar*mig"er*ous, a. Bearing arms. [R.] They belonged to the armigerous part of the population, and were entitled to write themselves Esquire. --De Quincey.

Meaning of Armigerous from wikipedia

- grant, matriculation, or ****umption of arms. Such a person is said to be armigerous. A family or a clan likewise. The Latin word armiger literally means "arms-bearer"...
- An armigerous clan is a Scottish clan, family or name which is registered with the Court of the Lord Lyon and once had a chief who bore undifferenced arms...
- However, as the clan does not currently have a chief, it is considered an armigerous clan. The claimed origin of the name Maxwell is that it comes from Maccus...
- recognised by the Lord Lyon King of Arms and therefore it is considered an Armigerous clan. According to the legend and tradition, the first of the name Armstrong...
- the following elements: Clan chiefs, clan chieftains, armigerous clan members, and un-armigerous clan members may wear crest badges. However, there are...
- clan. Scottish clans that no longer have a clan chief are referred to as armigerous clans. Historically the prin****l function of the chief was to lead his...
- oval or cartouche is occasionally also used instead of the lozenge for armigerous women. As a result of rulings of the English Kings of Arms dated 7 April...
- Clan Muir is a Scottish clan that is armigerous (it has no chief recognized by the Court of the Lord Lyon). Historically, holders of the surname Muir (also...
- Scottish clan. As it no longer has a Clan chief, Clan MacCulloch is an Armigerous clan. The name MacCulloch is of Celtic origin and is found mainly in Galloway...
- The armigerous river snail or armored rocksnail, scientific name Lithasia armigera, is a species of freshwater snail with an operculum, an aquatic gastropod...