Definition of Dancette

1. Adjective. (heraldry) Deeply indented; having large teeth. ¹



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Definition of Dancette

1. in heraldry, an indented line [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dancette

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dancercise
dancercises
danceress
danceresses
dancerly
danceroom music
dancers
dances
dancesport
dancest
danceth
dancette (current term)
dancettes
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dancetté
dancewear
dancey
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dancing chorea
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Literary usage of Dancette

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1. Heraldry, Ancient and Modern: Including Boutell's Heraldry by Charles Boutell, S. T. Aveling (1890)
"Indented and dancette are not unlike each other, but the latter has deeper and broader indents. These lines were probably the same originally. ..."

2. Transactions of the Shropshire Archaeological and Natural History Society by Shropshire Archaeological and Natural History Society (Great Britain) (1883)
"MARSTON of Marston. sa. a fesse dancette'e erm. between 3 3 ... sa, a fesse erm. between 3 fleurs-de-lis arg., differenced by a collared dancette'e erm. ..."

3. A Glossary of Terms Used in Heraldry by Henry Gough, James Parker (1894)
"The fesse dancette and the division called per fesse dancette have but three indentations, unless particularly described otherwise. Or, a fesse dancette ..."

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