Dog-tooth

Definitions

  • Dog's-tooth Ornaments
    Dog's-tooth Ornaments
  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Dog-tooth dog′-tōōth a moulding for doors and windows in later Norman architecture, consisting of a series of ornamented conical projections: a canine tooth.
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Usage

In literature:

The occurrence of the dog-tooth moulding should be noticed.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Rochester" by G. H. Palmer
Near the piscina, at the base of a pier, will be found some dog-tooth moulding.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Gloucester [2nd ed.]" by H. J. L. J. Massé
The sun hung on the sharp point of Old Dog-Tooth like a portent, before he woke the boy.
"The Mascot of Sweet Briar Gulch" by Henry Wallace Phillips
We rowed up Landlock Bay to the western side of Dog Tooth Ledge.
"A Poor Man's House" by Stephen Sydney Reynolds
The dog should be given bones to pick; picking bones is as good for a dog's teeth as a tooth-brush is for a boy's.
"Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study" by Ontario Ministry of Education
Those dog-tooth mouldings will satisfy even the uncle.
"Hopes and Fears scenes from the life of a spinster" by Charlotte M. Yonge
On the top of the head there is an ornamental battlement, composed of dog-tooth pieces of cork.
"Little Folks (Septemeber 1884)" by Various
The mouldings are boldly cut and often enriched with dog tooth ornament.
"Our Homeland Churches and How to Study Them" by Sidney Heath
The principals of the chancel roof are ornamented with deeply cut dog-tooth pattern.
"A History of Horncastle from the earliest period to the present time" by James Conway Walter
Set dog-toothed lies to tear it ragged, Truncated and traduced!
"The Poetical Works of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Volume IV" by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Dog-tooth moldings ornament the archivolts.
"Cathedrals of Spain" by John A. (John Allyne) Gade
I went back to the House; and for three days we fought like dogs, tooth and nail, over the dissolution.
"I, Thou, and the Other One" by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
I have not done justice to the Salisbury dog-tooth moulding, of which the effect is sketched in fig.
"The Seven Lamps of Architecture" by John Ruskin
To be sure, no dog has occasion to use tooth-powder; but children one should paint up, it stands to reason and propriety.
"Titan: A Romance" by Jean Paul
That dog must 'a' had a powerful sharp tooth!
"Hope Hathaway" by Frances Parker
The ends, or legs, are elaborately carved with dog-tooth figures in squares and circles.
"Ecclesiastical Curiosities" by Various
And the dog's curved eye-tooth slashed the negro's arm from elbow to wrist, clean through to the bone.
"Lad: A Dog" by Albert Payson Terhune
A fillet of dog's-tooth moulding surrounds the internal sash.
"Mellifont Abbey, Co. Louth" by Anonymous
Trust not a horse's heel, nor a dog's tooth.
"Dictionary of English Proverbs and Proverbial Phrases" by Thomas Preston
They proceeded to examine both dogs, and in Romulus's mouth they found another loose tooth which came out in Ernest's fingers.
"The Dogs of Boytown" by Walter A. Dyer
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In poetry:

And never may your ear
Aught harsher hear or fear,
Nor wolfish night
Nor dog-toothed winter snarling
Behind your steps, my darling,
My delight!
"A Child's Battles" by Algernon Charles Swinburne
"I'll buy him, for the dogs shall never
Set tooth upon a friend so true;
He'll not live long, but I for ever
Shall know I gave the beast his due.
"Abner And The Widow Jones" by Robert Bloomfield
The time when dog-tooth violets
Hold up inverted horns of gold,--
The elvish cups that Spring upsets
With dripping feet, when April wets
The sun-and-shadow-marbled wold,--
"Wood-Words" by Madison Julius Cawein

In news:

Two were simply arms thrust through Soupy 's front door, intended to represent his two temperamentally opposed dogs, White Fang ("the biggest and sweetest dog in the world") and Black Tooth ("the biggest and meanest dog in the world").
Kissing Dogs May Lead to Tooth Decay , Gum Disease.
Regular tooth brushing for cats and dogs reduces the risk for costly dental procedures.
Cats and dogs seldom develop tooth cavities, as humans do.
A Fresno County Sheriff's deputy puts 'mountain goats to shame' in order to save a stranded hiker, moments from falling 300 feet down Dog Tooth Peak.
Dog's- tooth violets are the first sign of spring in the mountains, and domesticated varieties bring alpine glory to the garden.
Did you know most dogs and cats over the age of 5 have at least 1 painful tooth in their mouth.
Dog's-tooth violets are the first sign of spring in the mountains, and domesticated varieties bring alpine glory to the garden.
Find information on planting and growing Dog's-tooth violets and see pictures from the Plant Encyclopedia at Better Homes and Gardens.
A Japanese study found dog owners and their pets swap oral bacteria which could cause gum disease and tooth decay.
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