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latticework

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

Origin of latticework

First recorded in 1480–90; lattice + work
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Examples from the Web for latticework

Historical Examples

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

    Mission Furniture

    H. H. Windsor

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

    Mission Furniture

    H. H. Windsor

  • Leaded glass can be used in place of this latticework, if it is desired.

    Mission Furniture

    H. H. Windsor

  • Well, I was sitting on the ground, up against the latticework of the front porch.

    Gentle Julia

    Booth Tarkington

  • After the people went home I found three flicker-holes in the latticework over the north windows.

    Wild Life Near Home

    Dallas Lore Sharp


Word Origin and History for latticework

n.

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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper