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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Ornamental design (such a embroidery or latticework) having a pattern of gaps.

Usage examples (36)
  • They had blackened faces and hands and were holding up, as if to display it, a kind of openwork frame built up from short swords.
  • Her sleeves came a little below the elbow, and both wore black silk "openwork" mitts that came half-way up the arm.
  • -- Our illustration shows a third kind of openwork ground with one corner in damask stitch, of the square represented in fig. 105.
  • But what attracted notice was her openwork and lury hose, for more
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