Results for escutcheon

Definitions of escutcheon:

part of speech: noun

A shield on which a coat of arms is represented: a family shield: the part of a vessel's stern bearing her name.

part of speech: noun

See under escuage.

part of speech: noun

A shield on which the heraldic arms, or coat of arms, of a family are shown.

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