Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In heraldry, having the edge or outline broken into large and wide zigzags: same as indented, except that the notches are deeper and wider. Thus, a fesse dancetté has each of its edges broken into three or four large teeth or zigzags.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Her.) Deeply indented; having large teeth; thus, a fess dancetté has only three teeth in the whole width of the escutcheon.

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  • adjective heraldry Deeply indented; having large teeth.

Etymologies

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French danché, related to dent, "tooth".

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