vandyke, n. & adj.
1 each of a series of large points forming a border to lace or cloth etc.
2 a cape or collar etc. with these.
--adj. (Vandyke) in the style of dress, esp. with pointed borders, common in portraits by Van Dyck.
Vandyke beard a neat pointed beard. Vandyke brown a deep rich brown.
Sir A. Van Dyck, Anglicized Vandyke, Flem. painter d. 1641
notch, dent, nick, cut, indent, indentation, dimple, embrasure, battlement, machicolation, saw, tooth, crenelle, scallop, scollop, vandyke
, depression, jag, notched, crenate, crenated, dentate, dentated, denticulate, denticulated, toothed, palmated, serrated.
notch, nick, cut, dent, indent, jag, scarify, scotch, crimp, scallop, scollop, crenulate, vandyke