Cantoned
Cantoned Can"toned, a. 1. (Her.) Having a charge in each of the four corners; -- said of a cross on a shield, and also of the shield itself. [1913 Webster]

2. (Arch.) Having the angles marked by, or decorated with, projecting moldings or small columns; as, a cantoned pier or pilaster. [1913 Webster]


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  • Canton — Can ton, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Cantoned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Cantoning}.] [Cf. F.cantonner.] 1. To divide into small parts or districts; to mark off or separate, as a distinct portion or division. [1913 Webster] They canton out themselves a little… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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