Greek key


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Greek′ key′


n.
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 hotel features iconic motifs of Versace, such as the Medusa head, the Greek Key and the house's prints, with many designs created for the Palazzo Versace Dubai.
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