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Escutcheon vs. Exterior

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Escutcheonnoun

(heraldry) An individual or corporate coat of arms.

Exterioradjective

Relating to the outside parts or surface of something.

‘the exterior part of a sphere’;

Escutcheonnoun

(heraldry) A small shield used to charge a larger one.

Exterioradjective

Being from outside a country; foreign.

‘the exterior relations of a state or kingdom’;

Escutcheonnoun

(medicine) The pattern of distribution of hair upon the pubic mound.

Exterioradjective

Outdoors.

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Escutcheonnoun

A marking upon the back of a cow's udder and the space above it (the perineum), formed by the hair growing upward or outward instead of downward. It was once taken as an index of milking qualities.

‘milk mirror’;

Exteriornoun

The outside part, parts or surface of something.

‘The sticker was attached to the exterior of the package’;

Escutcheonnoun

(nautical) The part of a ship's stern where its name is displayed.

Exteriornoun

Foreign lands.

‘She is our new minister of the exterior’;

Escutcheonnoun

A decorative and/or protective plate or bezel to fill the gap between a switch, pipe, valve, control knob, etc., and the surface from which it protrudes.

Exterioradjective

External; outward; pertaining to that which is external; - opposed to interior; as, the exterior part of a sphere.

‘Sith nor the exterior nor the inward manResemble that it was.’;

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Escutcheonnoun

The insignia around a doorknob's exterior hardware or a door lock's cosmetic plate.

Exterioradjective

External; on the outside; without the limits of; extrinsic; as, an object exterior to a man, opposed to what is within, or in his mind.

‘Without exterior help sustained.’;

Escutcheonnoun

The depression behind the beak of certain bivalves; the ligamental area.

Exterioradjective

Relating to foreign nations; foreign; as, the exterior relations of a state or kingdom.

Escutcheonnoun

The surface, usually a shield, upon which bearings are marshaled and displayed. The surface of the escutcheon is called the field, the upper part is called the chief, and the lower part the base (see Chiff, and Field.). That side of the escutcheon which is on the right hand of the knight who bears the shield on his arm is called dexter, and the other side sinister.

Exteriornoun

The outward surface or part of a thing; that which is external; outside.

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Escutcheonnoun

A marking upon the back of a cow's udder and the space above it (the perineum), formed by the hair growing upward or outward instead of downward. It is esteemed an index of milking qualities.

Exteriornoun

Outward or external deportment, form, or ceremony; visible act; as, the exteriors of religion.

Escutcheonnoun

That part of a vessel's stern on which her name is written.

Exteriornoun

the region that is outside of something

Escutcheonnoun

A thin metal plate or shield to protect wood, or for ornament, as the shield around a keyhole.

Exteriornoun

the outer side or surface of something

Escutcheonnoun

The depression behind the beak of certain bivalves; the ligamental area.

Exterioradjective

situated in or suitable for the outdoors or outside of a building;

‘an exterior scene’; ‘exterior grade plywood’; ‘exterior paints’;

Escutcheonnoun

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

Escutcheonnoun

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

Escutcheonnoun

a shield; especially one displaying a coat of arms

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