- Meaning of escutcheon is: a shield or a surface that looks like a shield on which a coat of arms is depicted.
- An ornamental or protective plate around a keyhole, door handle, drawer pull, light switch, etc.
- A panel on the stern of a vessel bearing its name and port of registry.
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Etymology & Origin of escutcheon
First coined circa 1470, originally Latin word (scūtum - shield)