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|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.|
|2.||(Arch.) Having the angles marked by, or decorated with, projecting moldings or small columns; as, a cantoned pier or pilaster.|
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.