latticework

[lat-is-wurk]
noun
1.
work consisting of crossed strips usually arranged in a diagonal pattern of open spaces.
2.

Origin:
1480–90; lattice + work

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Example sentences
Then they weave bundles of green leaves into latticework to create a rainproof
  skin.
New electrons simply add to a spongelike latticework of atoms and electrons
  that's already there.
There's a metaphysical overlay to this latticework of life stories that weaves
  us together.
Her house is a complicated latticework of servants, cousins, and
  half-remembered quarrels and affairs.
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