Definition of Lozenge

1. Noun. A small aromatic or medicated candy.

Generic synonyms: Candy, Confect
Specialized synonyms: Cachou, Cough Drop, Pastil, Pastille, Troche



2. Noun. A dose of medicine in the form of a small pellet.
Exact synonyms: Pill, Tab, Tablet
Specialized synonyms: Bolus, Capsule, Dragee, Sleeping Capsule, Sleeping Draught, Sleeping Pill, Sleeping Tablet
Generic synonyms: Dosage, Dose

Definition of Lozenge

1. n. A diamond-shaped figure usually with the upper and lower angles slightly acute, borne upon a shield or escutcheon. Cf. Fusil.

Definition of Lozenge

1. Noun. A quadrilateral with sides of equal length (rhombus), having two acute and two obtuse angles. ¹

2. Noun. A small tablet (originally diamond-shaped) or medicated sweet used to ease a (soplink sore throat). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lozenge

1. a small, often medicated candy [n -S]

Medical Definition of Lozenge

1. Synonym: troche. Origin: Fr. Losange, fr. Lozange, rhombic (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lozenge

loyalize
loyalized
loyalizes
loyalizing
loyall
loyaller
loyallest
loyally
loyalness
loyalties
loyalty
loys
lozell
lozells
lozen
lozenge (current term)
lozenged
lozengelike
lozenges
lozengy
lozens
luanheite
luau
luaus
lubbard
lubbards
lubber
lubber's hole
lubber's line
lubber's mark

Literary usage of Lozenge

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1. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1853)
"Herald. 1830: “The arms of maidens and widows should be borne in shields of this shape.” ROBSON, British Herald, 1830: “lozenge, a four.cornered figure, ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"The ornament is becoming more and more enriched with carvings of birds pecking at fruit, strapwork, geometric repeat forms ("dog-tooth," lozenge, "pearl and ..."

3. Christian Iconography: Or, The History of Christian Art in the Middle Ages by Adolphe Napoléon Didron (1851)
"Raphael also, has represented God the Father, with a lozenge-shaped nimbus, but with straight sides.f Pos- symbolum; Johanni vero, ut adhuc viventi, ..."

4. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People by Ephraim Chambers (1870)
"The lozenge, a figure of four equal sides, with the upper and lower angles acute, and the other» ... lozenge pierced round in the centre. 9. The Fusil (fig. ..."

5. Display of Heraldry by William Newton (1846)
"The lozenge is a bearing formed as a rhomboid, like the diamond on playing ... Some heralds have considered the lozenge to represent a spindle covered with ..."

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