What is another word for medallion?

Pronunciation: [mədˈali͡ən] (IPA)

Medallion, a word derived from the French word "medaille," refers to a round or oval-shaped metal disc, usually worn as an ornament around the neck. There are several synonyms for the word medallion. One of the most common is medal, which is used to refer to an award given for some form of achievement. Another synonym is a plaque, which is a flat, thin piece of metal, usually with an inscription or design. A third synonym is a pendant, which is a piece of jewellery that hangs from a chain around the neck. Other synonyms include badge, token, and emblem.

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Usage examples for Medallion

medallion in color on front cover.
"Throckmorton"
Molly Elliot Seawell
One medallion yet remains over the entrance; and it is probable that the walls were originally covered with ornaments of this kind.
"Account of a Tour in Normandy, Vol. II. (of 2)"
Dawson Turner
It always had a pretty effect, and is now much worn to support the locket, cross, or medallion portrait which ladies wear after the Louis Quinze fashion.
"Manners and Social Usages"
Mrs. John M. E. W. Sherwood

Famous quotes with Medallion

  • "Do you know what this is, Lord Vorkosigan?" Giaja asked. Miles eyed the medallion of the Order of Merit on its colored ribbon, glittering on a bed of velvet. "Yes, sir. It is a lead weight, suitable for sinking small enemies. Are you going to sew me into a silk sack with it, before you throw me overboard?"
    Lois McMaster Bujold

Related words: pendant, medallion necklace, silver medallion, gold medallion, medallion shape, medallion size

Similar related words: necklace, necklace chain, metal necklace, metal chains

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