Escutcheon sentence example

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  • This energetic action on Grant's part saved the United States from a foul stain upon its escutcheon.
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  • In May 1670 he received the titles of excellency and privy councillor; in July of the same year he was ennobled under the name of Griffenfeldt, deriving his title from the gold griffin with outspread wings which surmounted his escutcheon; in November 1673 he was created a count, a knight of the Elephant and, finally, imperial chancellor.
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  • Here his conduct was anything but diplomatic. He at once announced himself as the protector of the extreme Jacobins in Rome, demanded the expulsion of the French emigres who had taken refuge there, including the "demoiselles Capet," and ordered the fleur-de-lys on the escutcheon of the French embassy to be replaced by a picture of Liberty painted by a French art student.
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  • The government got alarmed when the mob one night attacked the German embassy, tore the arms of the empire from the door of the consulate, and dragged the escutcheon to the Puerto del Sol, where it was burnt amid much uproar.
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  • The ' Lucas ' switch has an integral non detachable escutcheon.
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  • A hatchment was a funeral escutcheon which was originally placed on the outside of the house of the deceased person.
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  • If they wish to show that they are married they may add a small escutcheon as in paragraph 3. 11.
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  • On the right a brass door handle, finger plate and keyhole escutcheon Original fireplaces are in place throughout.
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  • In heraldry "mantling," also known as "panache," "lambrequin" or "contoise," is an ornamental appendage to an escutcheon, of flowing drapery, forming a background (see Heraldry).
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  • Once the handle is off, use a putty knife to get rid of any caulk around the escutcheon plate and slide the plate off the stem.
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