[ cheyn-wurk ]
/ ˈtʃeɪnˌwɜrk /


any decorative product, handiwork, etc., in which parts are looped or woven together, like the links of a chain.

Origin of chainwork

First recorded in 1545–55; chain + work Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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