escrol

Escrol

Es*crol"\, Escroll \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.
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