of a heraldic cross : having a charge in each of the four cantons or angular spaces between the branches
a cross cantoned with four martlets
: having the angles or exterior corners provided or decorated with projecting members (such as moldings or small columns)
a cantoned pier

Word History


from past participle of canton entry 2

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“Cantoned.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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