Greek key

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Greek′ key′

an ornament consisting of repeated angular figures formed by continuous interlocking vertical and horizontal bands; fret.
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Noun1.Greek key - an ornamental pattern consisting of repeated vertical and horizontal lines (often in relief)Greek key - an ornamental pattern consisting of repeated vertical and horizontal lines (often in relief); "there was a simple fret at the top of the walls"
architectural ornament - (architecture) something added to a building to improve its appearance
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The other features of this iconic collection are a 35 mm two-tone steel case, big lugs featuring a stylised Greek key design and the Medusa head at 12 o'clock.
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Greek key patterns evolve into Egyptian styles succeeded by flowing Asian motifs, reflecting the geographic and cultural journey of Alexander of Macedon.