Coats-of-arms sentence example

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  • The richest ornamentation was applied to the arches and string courses, while plaques of sculpture, roundels and coats of arms adorned the facades.

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  • The interesting "street of the envoys" (Gesandtenstrasse) is so called because it contained the residences of most of the envoys to the German diet, whose coats-of-arms may still be seen on many of the houses.

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  • The lower border and the orphrey with coats of arms do not belong to the original cope and are of somewhat later date.

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  • The carved totem posts of the Haida, standing in front of the heavily framed houses, or at a little distance from them, represent the coats of arms of the respective families of the tribes and generally exhibit designs treated in a bold and original manner, highly conventionalized but always recognizable in their purport by any one familiar with the distinctive marks of the animal forms portrayed.

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  • Walks and gardens now surround the town in the place of the old city walls, but a few towers and gateways adorned with various old coats of arms are still standing.

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  • The guide will show you a vaulted room full of medieval tombstones, many having the coats of arms of crusader knights.

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  • The meaning in French is "lily flower," and the design resembles a lily.The symbol can be seen on flags and coats of arms throughout Europe and is often associated with monarchies, especially the French.

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