(?; 277), n. [OF. escalope shell, F. escalope a sort of cut of meat. See Scallop.] 1. (Zol.) A bivalve shell of the genus Pecten. See Scallop.
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2. A regular, curving indenture in the margin of anything. See Scallop. "So many jags or escalops." Ray.
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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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