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A thin pastry-cake. Enjoyed in the 14th and 15th centuries, with cheese and wine. From Old French loseingne, a variant of losange whence English lozenge. Hence lozen was later (17th century) used for a lozenge-shaped pane of glass, etc. John Lauder, Lord Fountainhall's JOURNAL of 1665 noted: One of his servantes brook a lossen.
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