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escutcheon

noun

1 escutcheon

A flat protective covering (on a door or wall etc) to prevent soiling by dirty fingers.

synonyms: finger plate, scutcheon.

Roget 550: indication; symbolism, symbolization; semiology, semiotics, semeiology, semeiotics; Zeitgeist.    [means of recognition: property] characteristic, diagnostic; lineament, feature, ... show more



2 escutcheon

nautical A plate on a ship's stern on which the name is inscribed.

3 escutcheon

A shield; especially one displaying a coat of arms.

synonym: scutcheon.

Dutch: sleutelschild, wapenschild


Moby thesaurus: achievement, alerion, animal charge, annulet, argent, armorial bearings, armory, arms, azure, bandeau, bar, bar sinister, baton, bearings, bend, bend sinister, billet, blazon, blazonry, bordure ... show more.

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