scutcheon

[skuhch-uh n]
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scutcheon

noun
  1. a variant of escutcheon
  2. any rounded or shield-shaped structure, esp a scute
Derived Formsscutcheonless, adjectivescutcheon-like, adjective
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Word Origin and History for scutcheon
n.

mid-14c., short for escutcheon.

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