Share this entry

Share this page

dancetté

Saltos de línea: dan|cetté
Pronunciación: /ˈdansəteɪ
 
/
(also dancetty)

Definición de dancetté en inglés:

adjetivo

[usually postpositive] Heraldry
Having deep zigzag indentations.
Example sentences
  • The shield divided dancetty resembles the letter ‘W’ suggesting the name of the school.
  • The pall was blazoned as indented on the Letter of Intent, but the proper description is dancetty when the zigzagged edges run parallel to each other.
  • The French blazon for the per fess dancetty coat follows a different principle from the English, which partitions the shield into separate pieces.

Origen

early 17th century: alteration of French denché, based on Latin dens, dent- 'tooth'.

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día boscage
Pronunciación: ˈbɒskɪdʒ
noun
a mass of trees or shrubs