egg and dart


egg and dart

noun

Definition of EGG AND DART

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

First Known Use of EGG AND DART

circa 1864

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