Definition of Escutcheons

1. Noun. (plural of escutcheon) ¹



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Definition of Escutcheons

1. escutcheon [n] - See also: escutcheon

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Escutcheons

escrowing
escrows
escuage
escuages
escudo
escudos
esculapian
esculent
esculents
esculic
esculic acid
esculin
escutcheon
escutcheon pin
escutcheoned
escutcheons (current term)
esemplastic
eseridine
eserine
eserine aminoxide
eserine oxide
eserine salicylate
eserines
eses
esguard
esguards
esh
eshes
esile

Literary usage of Escutcheons

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1. An Ordinary of Arms Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and by James Balfour Paul (1893)
"Arg. three escutcheons gu. within a bordure chequy of the second and first. ... Arg. three escutcheons within a bordure gu. charged with eight crescents of ..."

2. An Alphabetical Dictionary of Coats of Arms Belonging to Families in Great by John Woody Papworth (1874)
"Arg. a fess az. betw. three escutcheons sa. each charged with a lion ramp, of the field. ... Arg. a fess betw. three escutcheons within a bordure gn. HAY. ..."

3. Archaeologia, Or, Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to Antiquity by Society of Antiquaries of London (1812)
"... t er \ and of the Bottoms of escutcheons or Shields, as they partake of the prevalent Forms of Arches in their respective Periods. By John Adey Repton, ..."

4. Copper Work: An Illustrated Text Book for Teachers and Students in the by Augustus Foster Rose (1908)
"escutcheons. escutcheons may be made of any metal; but copper, brass, and iron are most used. The size and shape of the escutcheon are determined by the ..."

5. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1822)
"... in massive silver candlesticks, and over it a radiated canopy of fine purple cloth ; the cornice was also adorned with escutcheons. ..."

6. Tuscan Cities by William Dean Howells (1885)
"escutcheons IN THE CLOISTER OF SANTA MARIA NOVELLA. TUSCAN CITIES. A FLORENTINE MOSAIC. I. ALL the way down from Turin to Bologna there was snow; not, ..."

7. Historical Memorials of Canterbury by Arthur Penrhyn Stanley (1904)
"In regard to these richly enamelled escutcheons the Prince's ... The escutcheons of arms are actually surmounted by labels inscribed "hou- mout" whilst ..."

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