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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Decoration consisting of an open pattern of interlacing ribs.

Usage examples (39)
  • Those scars had long ago become a part of her, a thin tracery of lines that spoke of a history, a past.
  • Between this rib and the tracery is another rib springing on the north side from a bunch of foliage and on the south from a grotesque corbel.
  • Those same lips that had been so insistent a few moments earlier were now like gossamer wings, making a kind of tracery over her smooth skin.
  • The tracery of this window is in good preservation, and is one of the most favourable examples of a kind of tracery developed in Scotland during the fifteenth... for more
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