Definition of Lozengy

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



Definition of Lozengy

1. Adjective. (heraldry) Divided into lozenge-shaped compartments, as the field or a bearing, by lines drawn in the direction of the bend sinister. ¹

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Definition of Lozengy

1. divided into lozenge-shaped compartments [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Lozengy

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

Literary usage of Lozengy

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Alphabetical Dictionary of Coats of Arms Belonging to Families in Great by John Woody Papworth (1874)
"Bendy lozengy arg. and az. BAVARIA, /?. lozengy urg. and az. ... RICHERS. RIVERS. lozengy bendy or and gu. CROME. lozengy or and sa. ..."

2. A Glossary of Terms Used in Heraldry by Henry Gough, James Parker (1894)
"Bendy lozengy, and Bendy lozengy sinister: lozengy, each lozenge being placed in bend, ... Bendy lozengy or and gules —Isabel, daughter of Aylmer, ..."

3. The British Herald; Or, Cabinet of Armorial Bearings of the Nobility ...by Thomas Robson by Thomas Robson (1830)
"lozengy, erni. and gu. —Crest, out of a ducal coronet or, a double plume of ... Fitzwilliams, lozengy, ar. and gu. in fesse a fleur-de-lis betw. the points ..."

4. Decorative Heraldry: A Practical Handbook of Its Artistic Treatment by George William Eve (1908)
"... and Paly-bendy-sinister, Barry bendy, and Bendy sinister, are formed on a similar principle. lozengy appears in fig. ..."

5. History of Scottish Seals from the Eleventh to the Seventeenth Century, with by Walter de Gray Birch (1905)
"... background is diapered lozengy and enriched with a small quatrefoil flower in each mesh or space formed by the intersecting lines. ..."

6. Some Account of Colton and of the De Wasteney's Family ...: Printed for by Frederick Perrott Parker (1879)
"... being "gules a bend lozengy or, a label for difference.* Sir Robert de Morley, ... lozengy ..."

7. Display of Heraldry by William Newton (1846)
"Another kind of checkers, called lozengy, is formed by diagonal lines ... This lozengy or diamond-formed composition is considered by some heralds, ..."

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