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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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