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1. escutcheon

noun. a flat protective covering (on a door or wall etc) to prevent soiling by dirty fingers.

Synonyms

  • protection
  • protective cover
  • protective covering
  • scutcheon

Antonyms

  • multiply
  • inactivity
  • insecurity
  • show

Etymology

  • escuchon (Anglo-Norman)

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2. escutcheon

noun. (nautical) a plate on a ship's stern on which the name is inscribed.

Synonyms

  • after part
  • stern
  • plate
  • tail
  • quarter

Antonyms

  • cathode
  • middle
  • beginning
  • head

Etymology

  • escuchon (Anglo-Norman)

3. escutcheon

noun. a shield; especially one displaying a coat of arms.

Synonyms

  • shield
  • scutcheon

Antonyms

  • placable
  • fancy
  • indulgent

Etymology

  • escuchon (Anglo-Norman)

Sentences with escutcheon


1. Noun, singular or mass
Unscrew and remove the escutcheon plate around the base of the shower head pipe against the wall and pull the plate away, exposing the opening into the wall around the pipe’s base.

2. Adjective
Some PVC railing systems use escutcheon plates that snap over the mounting brackets to hide the screws.

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