Escutcheon

Escutcheon

[ih-skuhch-uhn]
Escutcheon may refer to:

  • Escutcheon (heraldry) - a term used in heraldry for the shield displayed in a coat of arms.
  • Escutcheon - in medicine, refers to the male or female distribution of pubic hair.
  • Escutcheon (furniture) - an architectural item of door furniture that surrounds a keyhole or lock cylinder.
  • Escutcheon - plate on the stern of a ship inscribed with the ship's name.
  • Escutcheon - in bathroom plumbing, the term used for any back-plate, ornamental or otherwise (usually round) used to cover a gap between a penetrating pipe or control valve, and the finished wall surface from which it protrudes.

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