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dentil band

(in classical architecture) a molding occupying the position of a row of dentils and often cut to resemble one.
Origin of dentil band
1815-25 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The dentil band is carried across the side elevations directly under the projecting gables.
  • The mantel's cornice breaks in three sections with dentil band and deeply cut moldings.
  • The mantel has a full architrave frame, a pulvinated frieze and a cornice shelf, molded with a dentil band.

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