Definition of mascle in English:
A lozenge voided, i.e., with a central lozenge-shaped aperture.
- He has on the back of his stone a shield with nine rows of chequers; over the top of the shield is a mascle between two keys fesswise, bits inwards and downwards.
- A woman whose marriage has been dissolved bears on a lozenge her paternal arms, charged for the purpose of distinction with a mascle.
- The term mascle is from Latin ‘maculus’ meaning ‘spot,’ which in this context means a mesh in chain-mail.
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