a lozenge represented as having a lozenge-shaped hole at the center.
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How to use mascle in a sentence
In the early days of Heraldry the Lozenge and the mascle were evidently held to be identical.The Handbook to English Heraldry | Charles Boutell
The mascle, too, rises there; I have heard four or five springs mentioned, I fancy.'Abbe Mouret's Transgression | Emile Zola
If you don't want any one to see you, we will go along by the mascle.Abbe Mouret's Transgression | Emile Zola
The mascle is afterwards explained to be the lozenge pierced.
British Dictionary definitions for mascle
heraldry a charge consisting of a lozenge with a lozenge-shaped hole in the middle: Also called: voided lozenge
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