lozenge

Part of speech: noun

A rhombus with all sides equal.

Part of speech: noun

A small sweetened tablet.

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Usage examples "lozenge":

  1. One of its walls was a graceful curve against which rested a large, real Turkish divan in white cashmere, its drapery being caught and held with lozenge- shaped bows of black and flame- coloured silk. - "Balzac", Frederick Lawton.
  2. At intervals along the front were lozenge- shaped panels of pinky marble. - "The Fat and the Thin", Emile Zola.
  3. " I've taken a lozenge," he whimsically retorted, expressing a very human delight in our mystification. - "The Shadow World", Hamlin Garland.