- n. Plural form of escutcheon.
“Inside was one of the long-missing wall escutcheons that someone had evidently pried off the palace.”
“There are sonework niches in the facade, and, over the doors, are escutcheons of stonework, emblazoned with...”
“It's cream colored and needlessly fancy, and, if you squint, you can make out the gold words reading "Lerner Shops" at the top of the building, at the center of green escutcheons on the left and on the right.”
“Then the way went by long lines of dark windows diversified by turreted towers and porches of eccentric shapes, where old stone lions and grotesque monsters bristled outside dens of shadow and snarled at the evening gloom over the escutcheons they held in their grip.”
“Nor was it hard to guess whose this must be, though not adorned by escutcheons, when the cross-roads to Harlowe-place were taken, as soon as it came within six miles of it; so that the hearse, and the solemn tolling of the bell, had drawn together at least fifty, or the neighbouring men, women, and children, and some of good appearance.”
“Over the solemn portals are ancient mystic escutcheons — vast shields of princes and cardinals, such as”
“Of all those knights and baronets, lords and gentlemen, bearing arms, whose escutcheons are painted upon the walls of the famous hall of the”
“In those waste regions of oblivion, dusky banners and tattered escutcheons indicated the graves of those who were once, doubtless, “princes in Israel.””
“The escutcheons of the proud old knights are still carved over the doors, whence issue these miserable greasy hucksters and pedlars.”
“Hero is here the proper name, for there was some contention, and the men who had titles crowd all others beneath their titles and escutcheons.”
The physiology of taste; or Transcendental gastronomy. Illustrated by anecdotes of distinguished artists and statesmen of both continents by Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin. Translated from the last Paris edition by Fayette Robinson.
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