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inescutcheon ‎(plural inescutcheons)

  1. (heraldry) A small escutcheon within another
    • 1992, Duane L. C. M. Galles, “The Reform of Ecclesiastical Heraldry Revisited”, in The American Benedictine Review[1], volume 43, number 4, ISSN 0002-7650, footnote 15, page 424:
      When he became titular bishop of Hippo and auxiliary bishop of Boston, he added an inescutcheon or small shield in the center of his shield bearing a gold heart inflamed pierced by an arrow and on a blue field.