escutcheon of pretense

Definition of escutcheon of pretense

: an inescutcheon on the center of the shield of the husband of an heiress or coheiress

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“Escutcheon of pretense.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/escutcheon%20of%20pretense. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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