dogtooth

[ UK /dˈɒɡtuːθ/ ]
NOUN
  1. a carved pyramidal ornament; used in 13th century England
  2. one of the four pointed conical teeth (two in each jaw) located between the incisors and the premolars
  3. perennial woodland spring-flowering plant; widely cultivated
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  • It occurs as marble, limestone; calcspar, dogtooth spar, nail head spar, stalactites, and a number of other forms, which are only valuable when occurring in perfect crystals or uniquely set upon the rock holding it. Scientific American Supplement, No. 344, August 5, 1882
  • The lobby was filled with blocky outsize chairs covered in black and white dogtooth check or lime-green or brown and white pinstripes, arranged around smoked-glass tables. Sepulchre
  • She was wearing a dogtooth check, two-piece suit which she had made herself, red shoes and a small red handbag. IN REAL LIFE
  • The other classic must-have with a modern twist is Céline's dogtooth patchwork coat with silk lapels £2,350. Luxuriously Cozy Winter Coats
  • The carving upon the arch-mouldings is, to a great extent, geometric, consisting of numerous facets cut in the stone, lozenges, etc.; the so-called dogtooth moulding is a very favorite form of decoration. The Brochure Series of Architectural Illustration, Volume 01, No. 04, April 1895 Byzantine-Romanesque Windows in Southern Italy
  • We also saw jacks, trevally, dogtooth tuna, bumphead parrotfish, huge schools of batfish and barracuda, sting rays and mantas. Dive Time
  • We also saw jacks, trevally, dogtooth tuna, bumphead parrotfish, huge schools of batfish and barracuda, sting rays and mantas. Dive Time
  • It puts 'Dogtooth,' a Greek drama about a twisted family that premiered last year at Cannes, at the top rank, and has many other lesser-known picks in the mix.
  • We also saw jacks, trevally, dogtooth tuna, bumphead parrotfish, huge schools of batfish and barracuda, sting rays and mantas. Dive Time
  • Each day, in visibility of over 30 metres, we encounter black and white-tipped reef and grey sharks, large pelagics like dogtoothed tuna and many of the four hundred other species of fish which inhabit these waters.
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