dentil

[den-tl, -til]
noun Architecture.
any of a series of closely spaced, small, rectangular blocks, used especially in classical architecture beneath the coronas of Ionic, Corinthian, and Composite cornices.

Origin:
1655–65; < French dentille (obsolete), feminine diminutive of dent tooth

dentiled, adjective
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dentil (ˈdɛntɪl)
 
n
one of a set of small square or rectangular blocks evenly spaced to form an ornamental row, usually under a classical cornice on a building, piece of furniture, etc
 
[C17: from French, from obsolete dentille a little tooth, from dent tooth]

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Example sentences
The gable ends of the roof have wood siding and dentil molding.
The cornice is prominently marked with a dentil molding and regularly spaced
  modillion blocks.
The main block has a pedimented side gable roof with slightly overhanging eaves
  and a simple dentil cornice.
The roof eaves feature a large dentil molding with a series of heavy carved
  brackets.
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