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Cantoned   Listen
adjective
Cantoned  adj.  
1.
(Her.) Having a charge in each of the four corners; said of a cross on a shield, and also of the shield itself.
2.
(Arch.) Having the angles marked by, or decorated with, projecting moldings or small columns; as, a cantoned pier or pilaster.






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"Cantoned" Quotes from Famous Books



... or on the damp earth, or over a wet subsoil, exposed to noisome and dangerous exhalations from which disease may arise. Pringle says, that, in 1798, the regiment which had 52 per cent, sick in two months, and 94 per cent, sick in one season, "were cantoned on marshes whence noxious exhalations emanated."[51] "Another regiment encamped where meadows had been flowed all winter and just drained, and half the men became sick." Lord Wellington wrote, August 11, 1811, "Very recently, the officer ...
— The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 10, Number 60, October 1862 • Various



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