American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Variant of scallop.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as scallop.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. See escalop.
- n. edible muscle of mollusks having fan-shaped shells; served broiled or poached or in salads or cream sauces
- n. thin slice of meat (especially veal) usually fried or broiled
- v. bake in a sauce, milk, etc., often with breadcrumbs on top
- n. edible marine bivalve having a fluted fan-shaped shell that swim by expelling water from the shell in a series of snapping motions
- Middle English escalop, from Old French escalope; see scallop. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“To honor his Mother, Prince William has added a red scallop shell "escallop gules", prominent in the Spencer ancestors' coats of arms.”
“The western arch capitals have, as decoration, the rose and escallop shell alternately -- badges of the”
“Forby derives [cook-eels] from coquille, in allusion to their being fashioned like an escallop, in which sense he is borne out by Cotgrave, who has "Pain coquillé, a fashion of an hard-crusted loafe, somewhat like our stillyard bunne.”
“English sole, sauce tartare; spaghetti or ravioli; escallop of veal, caper sauce; French peas with butter; roast chicken with chiffon salad; ice cream or fried cream; assorted fruits and cakes; demi tasse.”
“In the concert room, the superannuated artistes of the poorer kind of Continental concert hall shrieked and grimaced and ogled, and after every item of the show, the performer came round with an escallop shell into which the more generously disposed dropped small copper coins.”
“Mix both parts lightly, and after putting the mixture into an escallop dish pour over it a sauce made as follows: Put two tablespoonfuls of butter into a frying pan, and when it has been melted add a heaping tablespoonful of flour.”
“Gu. an inescutcheon arg. between D escallop shells in saltine or.”
“St. James the Greater has the escallop shell and staff of the pilgrim.”
“Lord HASTINGS unites the Hungerford sickle with the Peverel garbe: No. 270; and the _Dacre knot_ is entwined about the Dacre escallop and the famous “ragged staff” of Beauchamp and Neville: No. 235.”
“This beautiful charge of the escallop, happy in its association with the pilgrims of the olden time, and always held in high esteem by Heralds, is generally drawn as in No. 165.”
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