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 for scutcheon
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Scutcheon \Scutch"eon\, n. [Aphetic form of escutcheon.]
     1. An escutcheon; an emblazoned shield. --Bacon.
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              The corpse lay in state, with all the pomp of
              scutcheons, wax lights, black hangings, and mutes.
                                                    --Macaulay.
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     2. A small plate of metal, as the shield around a keyhole.
        See Escutcheon, 4.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  scutcheon
      n 1: a flat protective covering (on a door or wall etc) to
           prevent soiling by dirty fingers [syn: finger plate,
           escutcheon, scutcheon]
      2: a shield; especially one displaying a coat of arms [syn:
         escutcheon, scutcheon]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  102 Moby Thesaurus words for "scutcheon":
     achievement, alerion, animal charge, annulet, argent,
     armorial bearings, armory, arms, azure, bandeau, bar, bar sinister,
     baton, bearings, bend, bend sinister, billet, blazon, blazonry,
     bordure, broad arrow, cadency mark, canton, chaplet, charge,
     chevron, chief, coat of arms, cockatrice, coronet, crescent, crest,
     cross, cross moline, crown, device, difference, differencing,
     eagle, ermine, ermines, erminites, erminois, escutcheon, falcon,
     fess, fess point, field, file, flanch, fleur-de-lis, fret, fur,
     fusil, garland, griffin, gules, gyron, hatchment, helmet,
     heraldic device, honor point, impalement, impaling, inescutcheon,
     label, lion, lozenge, mantling, marshaling, martlet, mascle, metal,
     motto, mullet, nombril point, octofoil, or, ordinary, orle, pale,
     paly, pean, pheon, purpure, quarter, quartering, rose, sable,
     saltire, shield, spread eagle, subordinary, tenne, tincture, torse,
     tressure, unicorn, vair, vert, wreath, yale
  
  

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