dancette

dancette

[dan-set]
noun Architecture.
an ornamental zigzag, as in a molding.

Origin:
1830–40; variant of dancetté, heraldry term denoting a zigzag line, probably alteration (see -ette) of French denché indented < Late Latin denticātus, derivative of Latin dēns tooth (see -ic, -ate1)

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dancette (dɑːnˈsɛt)
 
n
another name for chevron

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