from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as male.
  • noun 1. Same as mackle.
  • noun A plate of steel more or less lozenge-shaped, used in making scale-armor and similar garments of fence.
  • noun In heraldry, a bearing in the form of a lozenge perforated or voided so that the field appears through the opening. This bearing is never charged with any other. Also macle.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Her.) A lozenge voided.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A lozenge with a smaller lozenge-shaped hole in the centre.


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