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egg and dart

noun

Definition of egg and dart

  1. :  a carved ornamental design in relief consisting of an egg-shaped figure alternating with a figure somewhat like an elongated javelin or arrowhead



Circa 1864

First Known Use of egg and dart

circa 1864


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