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Synonyms for escutcheon

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

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

a shield


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Behind me, Franca's rapid reflections competing with the agitation of her clippers; in front of me, a bank of magazine images, courtesy of Oggi, a garbled gallery of Gianni's life, lived in the fast lane, the fellowship of the Faberge bauble - Gianni glittering, Gianni with Sting and Madonna - and then, finally, Gianni prostrate before the high escutcheoned gates, in the shadow of the sandstone mansion, his head oozing a profuse, misshapen profile of blood.