Thursday, 16 August 2012

Entry: escutcheon (n.)

In context: "...a double sinuous S shaped line across the tradition fleur-de-lis motif of Quebecois Separatism is the A.F.R. cell's standard, its escutcheon or "symbole" if you will..."

Definition: Well, guess you don't really need me here.

The shield or shield-shaped surface on which a coat of arms is depicted; also in wider sense, the shield with the armorial bearings; a sculptured or painted representation of this.


SNOOT score: 1
Page: 1056

Source: Oxford English Dictionary   

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