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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Dentil  \Den"til\,  n.  [LL.  dentillus  for  L.  denticulus  Cf 
  {Dentelli},  {Denticle},  {Dentile}.]  (Arch.) 
  A  small  square  block  or  projection  in  cornices,  a  number  of 
  which  are  ranged  in  an  ornamental  band;  --  used  particularly 
  in  the  Ionic,  Corinthian,  and  Composite  orders