Es*cal"op [OF. escalope shell, F. escalope a sort of cut of meat. See Scallop.]

1. Zool.

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."

Ray.

3. (a)

The figure or shell of an escalop, considered as a sign that the bearer had been on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land.

Hence: (b) Her.

A bearing or a charge consisting of an escalop shell.

 

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