from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A canine tooth; an eyetooth.
- n. Architecture A medieval ornament consisting of four leaflike projections radiating from a raised center.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A canine tooth
- n. An ornament common in Gothic architecture, consisting of pointed projections resembling teeth .
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See Canine tooth, under canine.
- n. An ornament common in Gothic architecture, consisting of pointed projections resembling teeth; -- also called tooth ornament.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The canine tooth of man; a canine. Also called eye-tooth.
- n. A popular English name of the shells of Dentalium.
- n. A steel punch used in working marble.
- In architecture, an epithet applied to an ornamented molding cut in projecting teeth, of frequent occurrence in early medieval architecture.
- n. Dog-tooth molding.
- To ornament (an arch or other part of a building) by applying dog-tooth molding. See dog-tooth, a. and n.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a carved pyramidal ornament; used in 13th century England
- n. perennial woodland spring-flowering plant; widely cultivated
- n. one of the four pointed conical teeth (two in each jaw) located between the incisors and the premolars
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