lozenge

Definitions:

  • A small, medicated candy intended to be dissolved slowly in the mouth to lubricate and soothe irritated tissues of the throat.
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  • A four-sided planar figure with a diamondlike shape; a rhombus that is not a square.
  • Something having this shape, especially a heraldic device.
  • A plane figure with four equal sides, having two acute and two obtuse angles, also called a <em>diamond</em>; a rhomb; also, formerly, any oblique parallelogram.
  • Somothing resembling such a figure in form. :
  • A small cake of sugar, or confection, often medicated, originally in the form of a rhomb, but now variously shaped.
  • A pane of glass for window-glazing, either lozenge-shaped or square, but intended to be set diagonally; a quarrel.
  • An envelop-blank cut out by a punching-machine.
  • In the cutting of brilliants, one of the four quoins of the upper surface or crown. See <internalXref urlencoded="quoin">quoin</internalXref>.
  • A spangle.
  • In <em>decorative art</em>, divided by diagonal lines into diamonds or lozenges: a common distribution of decorative design in the fourteenth century: as, a <em>lozenge</em> pattern.
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  • A diamond-shaped figure usually with the upper and lower angles slightly acute, borne upon a shield or escutcheon. Cf. <xref urlencoded="fusil">fusil</xref>.
  • A form of the escutcheon used by women instead of the shield which is used by men.
  • A figure with four equal sides, having two acute and two obtuse angles; a rhomb.
  • Anything in the form of lozenge.
  • A small cake of sugar and starch, flavored, and often medicated. -- originally in the form of a lozenge.
  • the coach of a dowager, having her coat of arms painted on a lozenge.
  • a kind of molding, used in Norman architecture, characterized by lozenge-shaped ornaments.
  • A <xref>quadrilateral</xref> with <xref>sides</xref> of <xref>equal</xref> <xref>length</xref> (<xref>rhombus</xref>), having two <xref>acute</xref> and two <xref>obtuse</xref> <xref>angles</xref>.
  • A small <xref>tablet</xref> (originally diamond-shaped) or <xref>medicated</xref> <xref>sweet</xref> used to ease a <xref>sore throat</xref>.
  • a small aromatic or medicated candy
  • a dose of medicine in the form of a small pellet
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