Definition of Mascle

1. n. A lozenge voided.



Definition of Mascle

1. Noun. A lozenge with a smaller lozenge-shaped hole in the centre. ¹

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Definition of Mascle

1. a lozenge-shaped plate for scale-armour (heraldry) [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mascle

mascagnite
mascara
mascaraed
mascaraing
mascaras
mascaron
mascarons
mascarpone
mascarpones
maschaladenitis
maschale
maschalephidrosis
maschaloncus
maschalyperidrosis
mascle (current term)
mascled
mascles
mascon
mascons
mascot
mascots
mascotte
masculate
masculated
masculates
masculating
masculation
masculine pelvis

Literary usage of Mascle

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)
"Buckles Gu. a mascle arg. interlaced with four lozenge buckles crossways ... Crosses Vert a mascle or betw. four crosses crosslet arg. ..."

2. English Heraldry: With Four Hundred and Fifty Illus. Drawn and Engraved on by Charles Boutell (1907)
"The mascle is a Lozenge voided of the field, No. 143 ; and the Rustre, No. ... In the early days of Heraldry the Lozenge and the mascle were evidently held ..."

3. The Numismatic Chronicle, and Journal of the Numismatic Society by Royal Numismatic Society (Great Britain) (1871)
"Hawkins's Anglo-Gallic No. 12 ; also in my cabinet. CALAIS HALF-GROATS (rosette-mascle coinage). 1. mm cross on obv. and rev., ..."

4. The Silver Coins of England: Arranged and Described; with Remarks on British by Edward Hawkins, Robert Lloyd Kenyon (1887)
"Same as 3, but mascle also before TAS, and rosette after London. MB. 5. ... Pine-cone mascle coinage. These have a mascle without rosettes, ..."

5. Handbook of the Coins of Great Britain and Ireland in the British Museum by Herbert Appold Grueber (1899)
"Rosette-mascle coinage. Same as the Gros, but reading F for ... Rosette-mascle coinage. Similar to the Penny; but the obv. legend reads + ..."

6. Heraldry, Ancient and Modern: Including Boutell's Heraldry by Charles Boutell, S. T. Aveling (1890)
"... and Scarp and a mascle interlacing each other. BARON AUDLEY bears gu., a frette or. An ancient writer, speaking of one of the ancestors of LORD AUDLEY, ..."

7. The Gold Coins of England: Arranged and Described: Being a Sequel to Mr by Robert Lloyd Kenyon (1884)
"A mascle after certain words of the legend is a distinguishing mark of the ... Lis below king's wrist, mascle after Rex, rosette after every other word. ..."

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