from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In heraldry, a fesse dancetté on both sides, so that it is practically reduced to a row of fusils.
- n. In architecture, the chevron or zigzag molding frequent in medieval buildings, particularly in the Romanesque style.
- n. In silver and metalwork, decoration relieved by the addition of twisted wire.
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The four quadrants separated by the dancette line:
The dancette line crossing the shields means water.
"Argent, a bend vert between cotises dancette gules."
DEINCOURT, No. 146 -- _Az., billettée, a fesse dancette or.
Arms. Quarterly of four; first, Azure, on a fess dancette.
Or, and for distinction, gorged with a collar, dancette Gules.
Two bulls, Argent, armed and unguled, Or, each gorged with a collar dancette.