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lozenge


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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 
  {Losenger},  {Laudable}.] 
  1.  (Her.) 
  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.  A  small  cake  of  sugar  and  starch,  flavored,  and  often 
  medicated.  --  originally  in  the  form  of  a  lozenge. 
 
  {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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Tablet  \Ta"blet\,  n.  [F.  tablette  dim.  of  table.  See  {Table}.] 
  1.  A  small  table  or  flat  surface. 
 
  2.  A  flat  piece  of  any  material  on  which  to  write,  paint, 
  draw,  or  engrave;  also  such  a  piece  containing  an 
  inscription  or  a  picture. 
 
  3.  Hence  a  small  picture;  a  miniature.  [Obs.] 
 
  4.  pl  A  kind  of  pocket  memorandum  book. 
 
  5.  A  flattish  cake  or  piece;  as  tablets  of  arsenic  were 
  formerly  worn  as  a  preservative  against  the  plague. 
 
  6.  (Pharm.)  A  solid  kind  of  electuary  or  confection,  commonly 
  made  of  dry  ingredients  with  sugar,  and  usually  formed 
  into  little  flat  squares;  --  called  also  {lozenge},  and 
  {troche},  especially  when  of  a  round  or  rounded  form 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  lozenge 
  n  1:  a  small  aromatic  or  medicated  candy 
  2:  a  dose  of  medicine  in  the  form  of  a  small  pellet  [syn:  {pill}, 
  {tablet}] 




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