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latticework

[lat-is-wurk] /ˈlæt ɪsˌwɜrk/
noun
1.
work consisting of crossed strips usually arranged in a diagonal pattern of open spaces.
2.
a lattice.
Origin of latticework
1480-1490
1480-90; lattice + work
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  • Leaded glass can be used in place of this latticework, if it is desired.

    Mission Furniture H. H. Windsor
  • The end rails should be rabbeted on the inside for the latticework and the glass.

    Mission Furniture H. H. Windsor
  • Here stood the naos, a box rectangular in shape and open in front, often with a latticework door.

  • The frames should be rabbeted on the inside for the latticework and the glass.

    Mission Furniture H. H. Windsor
  • It sprayed them through the porous shelter of the vines and latticework so that they could not sit on the bench.

    Ruth Fielding Down East Alice B. Emerson
  • Well, I was sitting on the ground, up against the latticework of the front porch.

    Gentle Julia Booth Tarkington
  • And exactly at nine every night he fired off a brass cannon that he kept in a latticework fortress beside it.

    Tales from Dickens Charles Dickens and Hallie Erminie Rives
  • After the people went home I found three flicker-holes in the latticework over the north windows.

    Wild Life Near Home Dallas Lore Sharp
  • The moonbeams quivered through the interlacing vines that crept fantastically over the latticework that surrounded it.

  • The floors were of earth beaten hard, and the windows had bars or latticework, but no glass.

    Stories of California Ella M. Sexton
Word Origin and History for latticework
n.

also lattice-work, late 15c., from lattice + work (n.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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