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1. An ornament, sometimes painted, incised, or raised and formed of short fillets, bands, or reglets variously combined, frequently consisting of continuous lines arranged in rectangular forms; a meander; a Greek key.
2. Similar ornamentation in which the fillets intersect at oblique angles, as often in Oriental designs.

labyrinth fret, key pattern, meander

labyrinth fret
A fret with many involved turnings.
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A bowl with Greek key patterns may look traditional, but its robin's egg blue with gold accents makes it look current.
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In this study I aim to track key patterns of how politicians switched their partisan affiliation during the critical periods of party system change.
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Greek key patterns evolve into Egyptian styles succeeded by flowing Asian motifs, reflecting the geographic and cultural journey of Alexander of Macedon.
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