meaning of Cantoned

Cantoned meaning in General Dictionary

Having a charge in each of the four corners stated of a cross on a shield as well as regarding the guard itself

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  • of Canton
  • Having a charge in all the four corners; -- stated of a cross on a shield, also of this guard itself.
  • Having the sides marked by, or embellished with, projecting moldings or small articles; as, a cantoned pier or pilaster.

Sentence Examples with the word Cantoned

He was driven to an isle off the Irish coast; he thence joined Douglas in Arran, and by a sudden camisade he butchered the English cantoned under his own castle of Turnberry in Carrick.

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