- Dishonor to one's reputation.
- a stain on one's honor; disgrace to one's reputation
Other Word Forms of Escutcheon
Idioms, Phrasal Verbs Related to Escutcheon
- a blot on (one's) escutcheon
- a blot on one's escutcheon
Origin of Escutcheon
Middle English escochon from Anglo-Norman escuchon from Vulgar Latin scūtiō scūtiōn- from Latin scūtum shield skei- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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