from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Composed of, or covered with, lozenge-shaped scales.
- adj. Having lozenge-shaped divisions.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Composed of, or covered with, lozenge-shaped scales; having lozenge-shaped divisions.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Exhibiting or formed of mascles, or lozenge-shaped plates. Also maclée.
He went home to get some food; and as he cast a last sweeping glance at the beautiful church, remembering the warlike imagery of its details, the buckler-shape of the rose-windows, the sword-blades of the lower lights, the casque and helmet forms of the ogee, the resemblance of some grisaille glass with its network of lead to a warrior's shirt of mascled mail; as, outside, he gazed at one of the two belfries carved into scales like a pine cone -- like scale-armour -- he said to himself that the