mascle

noun
mas·​cle | \ ˈmaskəl \
plural -s

Definition of mascle

1 heraldry : a lozenge voided
2 : a steel plate especially of lozenge shape used in series on 13th century armor

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History and Etymology for mascle

Middle English mascle, mascule mesh, lozenge voided, from Old French macle, mascle, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German masca mesh

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“Mascle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mascle. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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