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escutcheon meaning and definition

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Definition of escutcheon (noun)

  1. a flat protective covering (on a door or wall etc) to prevent soiling by dirty fingers
  2. (nautical) a plate on a ship's stern on which the name is inscribed
  3. a shield; especially one displaying a coat of arms
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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