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

Origin of latticework

First recorded in 1480–90; lattice + work

Words Nearby latticework Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use latticework in a sentence

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

    Stories of California | Ella M. Sexton
  • Mr. Tibbets guarded them for years, had them fenced with high latticework, and seldom allowed any one to touch them.

    Stories of California | Ella M. Sexton
  • Observe that the three opening cells are lashed together loosely with a latticework.

    Seed Dispersal | William J. Beal
  • Marechal Niel roses, and honeysuckles, and some tropical vines, climbed over latticework almost to the roof.

    A Little Florida Lady | Dorothy C. Paine
  • But, looking out through the marble latticework into the blue twilight, she was somewhat reassured.