Egg-dart

egg and dart

noun Architecture.
a design for enriching an ovolo or echinus, consisting of a closely set, alternating series of oval and pointed forms.

Origin:
1870–75

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egg and dart, egg and tongue or egg and anchor
 
n
a.  an ornamental moulding in which a half egg shape alternates with a dart, tongue, or anchor shape
 b.  (as modifier): egg-and-dart moulding
 
egg and tongue, egg and tongue or egg and anchor
 
n
 
egg and anchor, egg and tongue or egg and anchor
 
n

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