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  • "Certain bifurcated pennons show a leaning towards ‘escutcheoning.’ "

    -- Court Royal (

    "Reform No. 4. -- a great reform in the character of the soldier will be effected by having every soldier ... honorably marked with indelible ink on the fore-arm... two dots, oo, or a line, -----, or a chevron, < ... signifying an honorably enlisted soldier. These men when they come to re-enlist will be recognized as having been honorable soldiers...

    Now, this simple escutcheoning will remedy a great evil. To-day the land is full of deserters..."

    -- Congressional serial set, Issue 1709, US Gov Printing Office (

    March 3, 2010

  • (but is it every used to refer to fur patterns of animals?)

    March 3, 2010