from The Century Dictionary.
- In heraldry, having the whole surface covered with lozenges or formed into lozenge-shaped divisions. This is very often depicted with exact squares set cornerwise.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective (Her.) Divided into lozenge-shaped compartments, as the field or a bearing, by lines drawn in the direction of the bend sinister.
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- adjective heraldry Divided into
lozenge-shaped compartments, as the fieldor a bearing, by linesdrawn in the direction of the bend sinister.
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The Doctor might have a lozengy shield with a suitable tincture, while my genial friend who occasionally imbibes could have a barry shield surmounted by a small effigy of
Spokes of some regularity fix the diameter of the mouth; a swaying walk and the guiding aid of the caudal appendages have laid lozengy meshes across these spokes.
This interlaced design, whether borne as a distinct figure, as No. 148, or repeated over the field of a Shield, as in No. 149, differs from a field lozengy or gyronny, in being a bearing charged _upon_ the field of a Shield, and not a form of varied surface:
Rolls is blazoned as “_masculée_”: but his Seal proves it to have been, as in No. 145, _lozengy vair and gu.
These two forms, which, however, are very rarely met with, should be carefully distinguished from a field lozengy.
Heralds; but by them the fields of Shields were divided _lozengy_ and