dogtooth

dogtooth
/dawg"toohth', dog"-/, n.
1. Also, dog tooth. a canine tooth.
2. Archit. any of a series of small pyramidal ornaments, usually formed by a radiating arrangement of four sculptured leaves, set close together in a concave molding, used esp. in England in the 13th century.
[1545-55; DOG + TOOTH]

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