cantoned

adjective

1
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
2
: having the angles or exterior corners provided or decorated with projecting members (such as moldings or small columns)
a cantoned pier

Word History

Etymology

from past participle of canton entry 2

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“Cantoned.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cantoned. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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