Es*crol", Es*croll" (?), n. [See Escrow, Scroll.]

1.

A scroll.

[Obs.]

2. Her. (a)

A long strip or scroll resembling a ribbon or a band of parchment, or the like, anciently placed above the shield, and supporting the crest.

(b)

In modern heraldry, a similar ribbon on which the motto is inscribed.

© Webster 1913.

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