/ (ˌɪnɪˈskʌtʃən) /
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heraldry a small shield-shaped charge in the centre of a shield
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Words nearby inescutcheon
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How to use inescutcheon in a sentence
Gu., an inescutcheon having a nail fixed in every point thereof in triangle, between as many holly leaves, all arg.English Heraldic Book-stamps|Cyril Davenport
In the last-named plate an inescutcheon bears four important dates in the history of the state of Maine.American Book-Plates|Charles Dexter Allen
This badge may be borne upon a canton, dexter or sinister, or upon an inescutcheon, at the pleasure of the wearer.
The difference may be noted between this figure and the next (Fig. 227), which shows an inescutcheon within a bordure.
When an inescutcheon appears on a shield it should conform in its outline to the shape of the shield upon which it is placed.