Entry from US English dictionary
A motif of alternating eggs and darts, used to enrich an ovolo molding.
- 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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Syllabification: egg and dart
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