Definition of Escalop

1. n. A bivalve shell of the genus Pecten. See Scallop.



Definition of Escalop

1. to escallop [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: escallop

Medical Definition of Escalop

1. 1. A bivalve shell of the genus Pecten. See Scallop. 2. A regular, curving indenture in the margin of anything. See Scallop. "So many jags or escalops." 3. The figure or shell of an escalop, considered as a sign that the bearer had been on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land. Hence: A bearing or a charge consisting of an escalop shell. Origin: OF. Escalope shell, F. Escalope a sort of cut of meat. See Scallop. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Escalop

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escalop (current term)
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escalope de veau Orloff
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Literary usage of Escalop

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1. Annals of the Coinage of Great Britain and its Dependencies: From the by Robers Ruding (1840)
"The escalop was I presume, his ensign, as being the charge of his coat armour;* ... In the centre an escalop shell, which obliterates almost entirely the ..."

2. A Descriptive Catalogue of the London Traders, Tavern, and Coffee-house by Henry Benjamin Hanbury Beaufoy, Jacob Henry Burn (1855)
"The escalop-shell was the badge of a pilgrim, and became so general that Pope Alexander the Fourth, between the years 1254 and 1261, prohibited all pilgrims ..."

3. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1866)
"Gray's Inn. escalop ... the oil-hole of which is pierced through the centre of a large escalop shell. No other ornament appears on the plan, on the foot, ..."

4. The First Part of the Institutes of the Laws of England: Or, A Commentary ...by Edward Coke, Thomas Littleton, Francis Hargrave, Charles Butler, Matthew Hale, Heneage Finch Nottingham by Edward Coke, Thomas Littleton, Francis Hargrave, Charles Butler, Matthew Hale, Heneage Finch Nottingham (1853)
"Hie arma, argent a chevron between three escalop-shells sable. The bearing hereof is very ancient and honourable ; for the senators of Rome did -wear ..."

5. The First Part of the Institutes of the Laws of England, Or, A Commentary ...by Edward Coke, Thomas Littleton, Francis Hargrave, Charles Butler, Matthew Hale, Heneage Finch Nottingham by Edward Coke, Thomas Littleton, Francis Hargrave, Charles Butler, Matthew Hale, Heneage Finch Nottingham (1853)
"His arms, argent a chevron between three escalop-shells sable. The bearing hereof is very ancient and honourable ; for the senators of Rome did wear ..."

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