Definition of egg and dart in English:

egg and dart

Syllabification: egg and dart


A motif of alternating eggs and darts, used to enrich an ovolo molding.
More example sentences
  • The ornamental patterns - among them classical egg and dart, a wave pattern, a braid and twisted bands - were arranged to suggest contrasting directions and speeds of movement.
  • You can find dozens of versions of egg-and-dart molding.
  • The beautiful table features a rectangular top with egg and dart moulded border.

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