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 Blaze (To).Blazon [Blazonry]. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Blazer (A).
 
A boatman’s jacket. Properly and originally applied to the Johnian crew (Camb.), whose boat jackets are the brightest possible scarlet.   1
        “A blazer is the red flannel boating jacket worn by the Lady Margaret. St. John’s College, Cambridge, Boat Club.”—Daily News, August 22nd, 1889.
 


 Blaze (To).Blazon [Blazonry]. 

 
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