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In [[heraldry]], a line which is drawn '''indented''' is made up of a series of zig-zags. It differs from [[dancetty]] in that it has more "teeth".
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In [[heraldry]], a line which is drawn '''indented''' is made up of a series of zig-zags. '''Indented''' is the term used for a single line which divides [[tincture|tinctures]] on the [[field|field]] or for the treatment of a single-sided [[ordinary|ordinary]], or when both sides of a two-sided ordinary are non-parallel zig-zags. When the lines of a two sided ordinary zig-zag in parallel, the term of [[blazon|blazon]] is [[dancetty|dancetty]].
  
 
[[Category:Device heraldry]]
 
[[Category:Device heraldry]]

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In heraldry, a line which is drawn indented is made up of a series of zig-zags. Indented is the term used for a single line which divides tinctures on the field or for the treatment of a single-sided ordinary, or when both sides of a two-sided ordinary are non-parallel zig-zags. When the lines of a two sided ordinary zig-zag in parallel, the term of blazon is dancetty.