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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

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

Usage examples (27)
  • His ensign's name was Mr. Sorrow; he did bear the pale colours, and his scutcheon was the book of the law wide open, from whence issued a flame of fire.
  • Though my 'scutcheon's not spotless, who'll mind a few stains?
  • Her scutcheon shows white with a blazon of red, --
  • My scutcheon plain declares that I am Alisander, — for more
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