Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Divided into lozenge-shaped compartments, as the field or a bearing, by lines drawn in the direction of the bend sinister.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Divided into lozenge-shaped compartments, as the field or a bearing, by lines drawn in the direction of the bend sinister.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • 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.

Etymologies

French losangé (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • 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

    The Idiot

  • 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.

    The Life of the Spider

  • 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:

    The Handbook to English Heraldry

  • Rolls is blazoned as “_masculée_”: but his Seal proves it to have been, as in No. 145, _lozengy vair and gu.

    The Handbook to English Heraldry

  • These two forms, which, however, are very rarely met with, should be carefully distinguished from a field lozengy.

    The Handbook to English Heraldry

  • Heralds; but by them the fields of Shields were divided _lozengy_ and

    The Handbook to English Heraldry

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