Definition of armorial:
- "The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 1 (of 5)", Thomas Babington Macaulay.
The young Duke, her husband, was not present, being in exile as a pretender, but armorial bearings of the " reigning family," as their followers insist on calling them, were hung around the Madeleine and on the funeral- cars of both the illustrious dead.- "Worldly Ways and Byways", Eliot Gregory.
Each company had its particular banner, and the imperial standard, high above all, displayed the glittering device of the rainbow, - the armorial ensign of the Incas, intimating their claims as children of the skies.- "History-of-the-Conquest-of-Peru-with-a-preliminary-view-of-the-civilization-of-the-Incas", Prescott, William Hickling.