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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Lozenge \Loz"enge\ (l[o^]z"[e^]nj), n. [F. lozange, losange;
perh. the same as OF. losengef flattery, praise, the heraldic
sense being the oldest (cf. E. hatchment, blazon). Cf.
(a) A diamond-shaped figure usually with the upper and
lower angles slightly acute, borne upon a shield or
escutcheon. Cf. Fusil.
(b) A form of the escutcheon used by women instead of the
shield which is used by men.
2. A figure with four equal sides, having two acute and two
obtuse angles; a rhomb.
3. Anything in the form of lozenge.
4. Specifically: A small cake of sugar and starch, flavored,
and often medicated. -- originally in the form of a
Lozenge coach, the coach of a dowager, having her coat of
arms painted on a lozenge. [Obs.] --Walpole.
Lozenge-molding (Arch.), a kind of molding, used in Norman
architecture, characterized by lozenge-shaped ornaments.
[1913 Webster] Lozenged
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