Definitions

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  • n. A scroll.
  • n. A long strip or scroll resembling a ribbon or a band of parchment, anciently placed above the shield and supporting the crest.
  • n. In modern heraldry, a similar ribbon on which the motto is inscribed.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In heraldry, same as scroll—that is. the ribbon upon which the motto is displayed. Also escrol.

Etymologies

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See escrow and scroll.

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