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Noun: scutcheon  skú-chun
  1. A flat protective covering (on a door or wall etc) to prevent soiling by dirty fingers
    - finger plate, escutcheon
  2. A shield; especially one displaying a coat of arms
    - escutcheon

Derived forms: scutcheons

Type of: buckler, protection, protective cover, protective covering, shield

Encyclopedia: Scutcheon