egg-and-dart


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egg-and-dart

egg-and-dart

(ĕg′ən-därt′)
n.
A decorative molding consisting of a series of egg-shaped figures alternating with dart-shaped, anchor-shaped, or tongue-shaped figures.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.egg-and-dart - a decorative moldingegg-and-dart - a decorative molding; a series of egg-shaped figures alternating with another shape
moulding, molding - a decorative strip used for ornamentation or finishing
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We chose dark-stained Shaker-style cabinets with neat egg-and-dart trim around them and classic white-and-brown marble countertops.