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dancette

[dan-set] /dænˈsɛt/
noun, Architecture
1.
an ornamental zigzag, as in a molding.
Origin of dancette
1830-1840
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/
noun
1.
another name for chevron (sense 5)
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