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strapwork

or strap-work

[ strap-wurk ]
/ ˈstræpˌwɜrk /
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noun Architecture.

a type of ornamentation imitating pierced and interlaced straps or bands, usually forming a geometric pattern.

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Origin of strapwork

First recorded in 1750–60; strap + work
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strap work

noun

architect decorative work resembling interlacing straps
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