Escutcheoned

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Escutcheoned Having an escutcheon; furnished with a coat of arms or ensign.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • escutcheoned Having a coat of arms or an ensign; marked with or as if with an escutcheon.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Escutcheoned having an escutcheon
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Quotations

  • Miguel De Cervantes
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    “A blot in thy escutcheon to all futurity.”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. escuchon—L. scutum, a shield.

Usage

In literature:

Escutcheon of lock, 133.
"Handwork in Wood" by William Noyes
Or if they had, the indiscretion had been judiciously hushed up, and the family escutcheon kept stainless.
"The Prodigal Father" by J. Storer Clouston
Men have been accustomed to look to them for help when their own means of gilding their escutcheons have failed.
"The Bronze Eagle" by Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
His university escutcheon is dim and stained compared with that of Oxford's Chancellor.
"The Contemporary Review, January 1883" by Various
In any case he would wipe the stain from the family escutcheon.
"The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol" by William J. Locke
This marriage added another quartering to the illustrious escutcheon of the Kervers.
"Laboulaye's Fairy Book" by Various
The pillars were hung with escutcheons of the king.
"True to His Home" by Hezekiah Butterworth
Happily I was not permitted so to disparage my lineage, and put a coffee-coloured blot on my escutcheon.
"The Strange Adventures of Captain Dangerous, Vol. 2 of 3" by George Augustus Sala
On an escutcheon a herring hauriant; the only instance of this bearing in connection with Yarmouth.
"Notes and Queries, Number 203, September 17, 1853" by Various
He knew every quartering: of the Utah escutcheon, with a minuteness of detail that would have done credit to a King-at-arms.
"The Wild Huntress" by Mayne Reid
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In poetry:

And I--oh, I was nobody: one
Her worshiper only; who chose to be
Silent, seeing that love alone
Was his only badge of nobility,
Set in his heart's escutcheon.
"My Lady Of Verne" by Madison Julius Cawein
Not once, in all those years so dark and grim,
Your columns from the path of duty strayed;
No craven act made your escutcheon dim--
'Twas burnished with your blood, Mahone's Brigade.
"Mahone's Brigade" by James Barron Hope
Just when we cherish him the most, and youthful, sunny pride
Sits on his curly front, to see him die ere we have died.--
Whose fault?--Ah, God!--not mine! but his, that ancestor who gave
Escutcheon to our humble house--a Death's-head and a Grave.
"One Day And Another: A Lyrical Eclogue – Part IV" by Madison Julius Cawein

In news:

Lock cylinders were located in odd places like under a snap-off cover on VW door handles or on the bottom of the escutcheon plate on some hotel locks.
His name's inscribed on the pistols' silver escutcheons, but who was John P Thompson ROADSHOW worked with History Detectives to find out.
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