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dancette

[ dan-set ]
/ dænˈsɛt /
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noun Architecture.

an ornamental zigzag, as in a molding.

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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 dēnstooth (see -ic, -ate1)
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British Dictionary definitions for dancette

dancette
/ (dɑːnˈsɛt) /

noun

another name for chevron (def. 5)
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