emblazon

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emblazon (something) on(to) (something)

1. To decorate something with something. Yikes, Mom, you don't need to emblazon sequins on the entire jacket!
2. To embellish something to make a specific message or affiliation known. The royal armor maker emblazoned the king's crest onto the soldiers' breastplates.
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emblazon (something) with (something)

To decorate something with something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "emblazon" and "with." Yikes, Mom, you don't need emblazon the entire jacket with sequins! Every soldier's breastplate was emblazoned with the king's crest.
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emblazon something on(to) something

 
1. . to decorate something with something. The workers emblazoned wild decorations on the door. They emblazoned their name on the side of the building.
2. to put some writing or symbols that proclaim something onto something. The knight emblazoned his crest onto his shield. The craftsman emblazoned the knight's crest on his shield.
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emblazon something with something

to decorate something with writing or symbols. They emblazoned the wall with pictures of past triumphs. His shield was emblazoned with the family crest.
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References in classic literature ?
It required but a few moments for the ape-man to clothe himself in the tights, sandals, and parrot emblazoned yellow tunic of the dead soldier.
But for the momentary shining of the sun upon the emblazoned device on the prow of your craft, I had passed on unknowing."
It was spacious enough in all conscience, occupying the whole depth of the house, and having at either end a great bay window, as large as many modern rooms; in which some few panes of stained glass, emblazoned with fragments of armorial bearings, though cracked, and patched, and shattered, yet remained; attesting, by their presence, that the former owner had made the very light subservient to his state, and pressed the sun itself into his list of flatterers; bidding it, when it shone into his chamber, reflect the badges of his ancient family, and take new hues and colours from their pride.
It only remains to notice respecting the general arrangement, that one gallery in the very centre of the eastern side of the lists, and consequently exactly opposite to the spot where the shock of the combat was to take place, was raised higher than the others, more richly decorated, and graced by a sort of throne and canopy, on which the royal arms were emblazoned. Squires, pages, and yeomen in rich liveries, waited around this place of honour, which was designed for Prince John and his attendants.
Bucket, in the foremost emblazoned carriage, uses his two fat forefingers to hold the lattice a hair's breadth open while he looks.
A ragged tunic was a surer defence against this wild horde than a stout lance or an emblazoned shield.