from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A small, medicated candy intended to be dissolved slowly in the mouth to lubricate and soothe irritated tissues of the throat.
- n. A four-sided planar figure with a diamondlike shape; a rhombus that is not a square.
- n. Something having this shape, especially a heraldic device.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A quadrilateral with sides of equal length (rhombus), having two acute and two obtuse angles.
- n. A small tablet (originally diamond-shaped) or medicated sweet used to ease a sore throat.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A diamond-shaped figure usually with the upper and lower angles slightly acute, borne upon a shield or escutcheon. Cf. fusil.
- n. A form of the escutcheon used by women instead of the shield which is used by men.
- n. A figure with four equal sides, having two acute and two obtuse angles; a rhomb.
- n. Anything in the form of lozenge.
- n. A small cake of sugar and starch, flavored, and often medicated. -- originally in the form of a lozenge.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A plane figure with four equal sides, having two acute and two obtuse angles, also called a diamond; a rhomb; also, formerly, any oblique parallelogram.
- n. Somothing resembling such a figure in form. :
- n. A small cake of sugar, or confection, often medicated, originally in the form of a rhomb, but now variously shaped.
- n. A pane of glass for window-glazing, either lozenge-shaped or square, but intended to be set diagonally; a quarrel.
- n. An envelop-blank cut out by a punching-machine.
- n. In the cutting of brilliants, one of the four quoins of the upper surface or crown. See quoin.
- n. A spangle.
- In decorative art, divided by diagonal lines into diamonds or lozenges: a common distribution of decorative design in the fourteenth century: as, a lozenge pattern.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a small aromatic or medicated candy
- n. a dose of medicine in the form of a small pellet
I liked the Bonaventure signage, too – Helvetica in lozenge shapes, color coded by area.
The heiress lozenge is a specific in some consumptions.
One side of this square was entirely occupied by an enormous, lofty, and handsome building, the central portion of which was surmounted by an immense dome, covered with plates of gold, arranged in tiers or bands of different shapes among which that of the lozenge was the most conspicuous, while each corner of the building was crowned with
She knocked at the shop door, and when it was opened, asked for a particular kind of lozenge of great effect in dangerous illness.
There's every chance of a real Bukhara rug with its 'lozenge' design in ruby and cinnabar that gleams when taken out to be beaten.
He also sounds like he is permanently sucking on a lozenge which is a little off-putting.
The quilt is worked using two sizes of lozenge diamond, and a rhomboid shape of black-and-white spotted fabric for the light-coloured 'trellis' effect dividing the diamonds.
Obtaining nicotine from gum, lozenge or patch doesn't replace entirely the pleasure of smoking any more than popping a tablet of caffeine—the addictive element in coffee—could equal the pleasure of a fresh-brewed cup of cappuccino.
Contains the word ‘lozenge’ in the first line of the first poem.
Once, it was considered highly desirable for games to be dense, packed with cinematics and rife with hours upon hours of gameplay to lozenge at a snail's pace.