noun Architecture.

an ornamental zigzag, as in a molding.

Origin of dancette

1830–40; variant of dancetté, heraldry term denoting a zigzag line, probably alteration (see -ette) of French denché indented < Late Latin denticātus, derivative of Latin dēns tooth (see -ic, -ate1) Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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another name for chevron (def. 5)
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