HyperDic: escutcheon

English > 3 senses of the word escutcheon:
NOUNartifactescutcheon, finger plate, scutcheona flat protective covering (on a door or wall etc) to prevent soiling by dirty fingers
artifactescutcheon(nautical) a plate on a ship's stern on which the name is inscribed
artifactescutcheon, scutcheona shield
English > escutcheon: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA flat protective covering (on a door or wall etc) to prevent soiling by dirty fingers.
Synonymsfinger plate, scutcheon
Broaderprotective covering, protective cover, protectionA covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury
English > escutcheon: 3 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaning(nautical) a plate on a ship's stern on which the name is inscribed.
Categoryseafaring, navigation, sailingThe work of a sailor / sailor
Part ofstern, after part, quarter, poop, tailThe rear part of a ship
BroaderplateA sheet of metal or wood or glass or plastic
English > escutcheon: 3 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA shield; especially one displaying a coat of arms.
Synonymscutcheon
Broadershield, bucklerarmor carried on the arm to intercept blows / blows
Spanishblasón, escudo
Catalanblasó

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