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 for lozenge
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lozenge \Loz"enge\ (l[o^]z"[e^]nj), n. [F. lozange, losange;
     perh. the same as OF. losengef flattery, praise, the heraldic
     sense being the oldest (cf. E. hatchment, blazon). Cf.
     Losenger, Laudable.]
     1. (Her.)
        (a) A diamond-shaped figure usually with the upper and
            lower angles slightly acute, borne upon a shield or
            escutcheon. Cf. Fusil.
        (b) A form of the escutcheon used by women instead of the
            shield which is used by men.
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     2. A figure with four equal sides, having two acute and two
        obtuse angles; a rhomb.
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     3. Anything in the form of lozenge.
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     4. Specifically: A small cake of sugar and starch, flavored,
        and often medicated. -- originally in the form of a
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     Lozenge coach, the coach of a dowager, having her coat of
        arms painted on a lozenge. [Obs.] --Walpole.
     Lozenge-molding (Arch.), a kind of molding, used in Norman
        architecture, characterized by lozenge-shaped ornaments.
        [1913 Webster] Lozenged

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Tablet \Ta"blet\, n. [F. tablette, dim. of table. See Table.]
     1. A small table or flat surface.
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     2. A flat piece of any material on which to write, paint,
        draw, or engrave; also, such a piece containing an
        inscription or a picture.
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     3. Hence, a small picture; a miniature. [Obs.]
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     4. pl. A kind of pocket memorandum book.
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     5. A flattish cake or piece; as, tablets of arsenic were
        formerly worn as a preservative against the plague.
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     6. (Pharm.) A solid kind of electuary or confection, commonly
        made of dry ingredients with sugar, and usually formed
        into little flat squares; -- called also lozenge, and
        troche, especially when of a round or rounded form.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a small aromatic or medicated candy
      2: a dose of medicine in the form of a small pellet [syn:
         pill, lozenge, tablet, tab]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  107 Moby Thesaurus words for "lozenge":
     achievement, alerion, animal charge, annulet, argent,
     armorial bearings, armory, arms, azure, bandeau, bar, bar sinister,
     baton, bearings, bend, bend sinister, billet, blazon, blazonry,
     bolus, bordure, broad arrow, cadency mark, canton, capsule,
     chaplet, charge, chevron, chief, coat of arms, cockatrice, coronet,
     crescent, crest, cross, cross moline, crown, device, difference,
     differencing, eagle, ermine, ermines, erminites, erminois,
     escutcheon, falcon, fess, fess point, field, file, flanch,
     fleur-de-lis, fret, fur, fusil, garland, griffin, gules, gyron,
     hatchment, helmet, heraldic device, honor point, impalement,
     impaling, inescutcheon, label, lion, mantling, marshaling, martlet,
     mascle, metal, motto, mullet, nombril point, octofoil, or,
     ordinary, orle, pale, paly, pean, pheon, pill, purpure, quarter,
     quartering, rose, sable, saltire, scutcheon, shield, spread eagle,
     subordinary, tablet, tenne, tincture, torse, tressure, troche,
     unicorn, vair, vert, wreath, yale

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