dancetté

adjective
dan·​cet·​té
variants: or dancettée \ (ˈ)dan¦set(ˌ)ā , ¦dan(t)sə¦tā \ or dancetty \ (ˈ)dan¦setē \

Definition of dancetté

 (Entry 1 of 2)

heraldry
: having large indentations usually three in number a fess dancetté

dancette

noun
dan·​cette | \ danˈset \
plural -s

Definition of dancette (Entry 2 of 2)

: an architectural molding or group of moldings with a zigzag pattern in the design : chevron molding

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History and Etymology for dancetté

Adjective

probably modification of French denché from Middle French, from dent tooth, from Latin dent-, dens

Noun

alteration of dancetté entry 1

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“Dancetté.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dancett%C3%A9. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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