Definition of egg and dart in English:

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egg and dart

noun

Architecture
A motif of alternating eggs and darts, used to enrich an ovolo molding.
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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