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  1. stonework.
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Origin of rockwork

First recorded in 1700–10; rock1 + work
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for rockwork

Historical Examples of rockwork

  • Some of these will thrive on grass or on rockwork, while they die in the border.

    The Book of Bulbs

    Samuel Arnott

  • The worm has sunk to the bottom and taken refuge in the mysteries of the rockwork.

    Insect Adventures

    J. Henri Fabre

  • These hardy perennials are general favorites for borders and rockwork.

  • A number of hardy species of this are excellent plants for rockwork and edging.

  • On rockwork this subject may be planted with considerable effect.