Definition of Armiger

1. Noun. A squire carrying the armor of a knight.

Exact synonyms: Armor-bearer
Generic synonyms: Squire



2. Noun. A nobleman entitled to bear heraldic arms.
Generic synonyms: Lord, Noble, Nobleman

Definition of Armiger

1. n. Formerly, an armor bearer, as of a knight, an esquire who bore his shield and rendered other services. In later use, one next in degree to a knight, and entitled to armorial bearings. The term is now superseded by esquire.

Definition of Armiger

1. Noun. A person entitled to bear a coat of arms. ¹

2. Noun. A squire carrying the armour of a knight. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Armiger

1. one who carries the armor of a knight [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Armiger

armet
armeth
armets
armful
armfuls
armgaunt
armguard
armguards
armhair
armhairs
armhole
armholes
armie
armies
armiferous
armiger (current term)
armigeral
armigero
armigeros
armigerous
armigers
armil
armilla
armillae
armillarioid
armillary
armillary sphere
armillas
armils
armin

Literary usage of Armiger

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Camden Miscellany by Camden Society (Great Britain), Royal Historical Society (Great Britain) (1895)
"... armiger Non to my knoledge Hugh Cholmondley de Cholmondley, knight George Calveley ... knight Non to my knoledge William Massie de Podington," armiger, ..."

2. The Names of Those Persons who Subscribed Towards the Defence of this by T. C. Noble (1886)
"50 Hugh Calverley, of Ley, armiger 27 Marcii 50 Rowland Dutton, armiger ... 25 Ralph Calveley, armiger 11 Marcii ... 25 The Ladie Boothe tercio die Marcii . ..."

3. Collections for a History of Staffordshire by Staffordshire Record Society (1903)
"... armiger, alias Controller of the vill of Calais and the Marches, ... John Courtenay is called armiger, alias John Courtenay, Captain of the Ports ..."

4. Works of the Camden Society by Camden Society (Great Britain), Royal Historical Society (Great Britain) (1895)
"... armiger Non to my knoledge Thomas Venables de Kinderton, knight Non to my knoledge William Massie de Podington," armiger, a good Justice Sheriff. ..."

5. The Lancashire Lieutenancy Under the Tudors and Stuarts: The Civil and by John Harland (1859)
"Richard Bould, armiger 2 ptf ^ . Sr John Holcroft, Knight, i pte J J' John Towneley, armiger, 2 ptf ~t . Sr John Southworth, Knight, i pte J George Ireland, ..."

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