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An ornament in the form of two or more bands that are twisted together in a continuous series, leaving circular openings that are filled with round ornaments.See also: Molding
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An ornament formed by two or more bands twisted over each other in a continuous series, leaving circular openings which are often filled with round ornaments.
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