The symbol worn by Sir Gawain, one of the Knights of the Round Table from Christian myth, on his shield. A five pointed star, one point facing up, composed of a single unbroken line looping over itself. (On the other side was a picture of the Virgin Mary).

Pen"tan`gle (?), n. [Penta- + angle.]

A pentagon.


Sir T. Browne.


© Webster 1913.

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