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 for Dogtooth
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dogtooth \Dog"tooth`\, n.; pl. Dogteeth.
     1. See Canine tooth, under Canine.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. (Arch.) An ornament common in Gothic architecture,
        consisting of pointed projections resembling teeth; --
        also called tooth ornament.
        [1913 Webster]
     Dogtooth spar (Min.), a variety of calcite, in acute
        crystals, resembling the tooth of a dog. See Calcite.
     Dogtooth violet (Bot.), a small, bulbous herb of the Lily
        family (genus Erythronium). It has two shining flat
        leaves and commonly one large flower. [Written also
        dog's-tooth violet.]
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: perennial woodland spring-flowering plant; widely
           cultivated [syn: dogtooth violet, dogtooth,
           dog's-tooth violet]
      2: one of the four pointed conical teeth (two in each jaw)
         located between the incisors and the premolars [syn:
         canine, canine tooth, eyetooth, eye tooth,
         dogtooth, cuspid]
      3: a carved pyramidal ornament; used in 13th century England

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