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Definition of Dancette
1. in heraldry, an indented line [n -S]
Lexicographical Neighbors of Dancette
Literary usage of Dancette
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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 ..."