Origin of escutcheon
Examples from the Web for escutcheon
Historical Examples of escutcheon
His escutcheon 'was the stake, the flame, and good men in it.'Bunyan
James Anthony Froude
Was not the British escutcheon of science dimmed when Priestley passed into exile?Priestley in America
Edgar F. Smith
This term is sometimes used to denote an Escutcheon of Pretence.The Handbook to English Heraldry
Treachery to it is daubed on many an escutcheon in its heraldry.
War when I will, and rest when I list, is the motto of my escutcheon.Rienzi
Edward Bulwer Lytton
Word Origin for escutcheon
late 15c., from Old North French escuchon, variant of Old French escusson, from Vulgar Latin *scutionem, from Latin scutum "shield" (see hide (n.1)).