name-and-arms clause.Hist. A clause (usu. in a will or settlement transferring property) providing that the property’s recipient must assume and continue using the testator’s or settlor’s surname and coat-of-arms, or else the property will pass to another person. [Cases: Wills 642.

C.J.S. Wills ยงยง 1397, 1415, 1418, 1424.]

[Blacks Law 8th]