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Vandyke

(2 syl.). To scollop an edge after the fashion of the collars painted by Vandyck in the reign of Charles I. The scolloped edges are said to be vandyked.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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