dentil band

  1. (in classical architecture) a molding occupying the position of a row of dentils and often cut to resemble one.

Origin of dentil band

First recorded in 1815–25

Words Nearby dentil band Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use dentil band in a sentence

  • dentil band, in Classic architecture, a series of small blocks resembling square-shaped teeth.

    Architecture | Thomas Roger Smith