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It struck me at the time that "going some" was probably the motto on the city's escutcheon.

It has been attempted to be let furnished, and there is now a board to that effect hung out like an escutcheon.

This word is used to denote that animals introduced as charges in an escutcheon appear in their natural colour.

They attach themselves by preference to the tender skin on the escutcheon, the inside of the thighs, and on the base of the udder.

Special Report on Diseases of CattleU.S. Department of Agriculture

A Bishop has: His official coat of arms, his mitre, two crosiers in saltire behind his escutcheon.

A Complete Guide to HeraldryArthur Charles Fox-Davies

He might have wedded himself to wealth and beauty, but there was no escutcheon, and his pride forbade him.

Jacob FaithfulCaptain Frederick Marryat

It is, however, usually depicted a trifle nearer the edge of the escutcheon than the orle is generally placed.

A Complete Guide to HeraldryArthur Charles Fox-Davies

The shape of an escutcheon, having a considerable resemblance to a spade-ace, in all likelihood was the origin of the fable.

They sent to tell Donna Olympia to prepare for him a coffin, and an escutcheon, but she answered that she was a poor widow.

Walks in RomeAugustus J.C. Hare

Pride and Courage stepped away, leaving, unsupported, the escutcheon of the pure true heart.

The Following of the StarFlorence L. Barclay

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