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See definition of lacework on Dictionary.com
  • as innet
  • as inweb
  • as infiligree

synonyms for lacework

  • network
  • screen
  • cloth
  • fabric
  • lace
  • lattice
  • netting
  • openwork
  • reticulum
  • tracery
  • screen
  • net
  • network
  • filigree
  • cobweb
  • tangle
  • fabric
  • lattice
  • gossamer
  • texture
  • snarl
  • plait
  • interconnection
  • maze
  • morass
  • fiber
  • labyrinth
  • warp
  • toil
  • mesh
  • entanglement
  • weave
  • complexity
  • trellis
  • involvement
  • skein
  • weft
  • webbing
  • meshwork
  • wicker
  • woof
  • mat
  • reticulation
  • tissue
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How to use lacework in a sentence

The crustacea are the grandees of the sea, who, in their lacework and embroidery, avoid the rude contact of the pebbly crowd.
TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
He had a deeply lined face with a lacework of tiny wrinkles around the slanted eyes.
THE COLORS OF SPACEMARION ZIMMER BRADLEY
Another, delighting in richness no less than in simplicity, designed the stone lacework of the French cathedrals.
OSCAR WILDEARTHUR RANSOME
The bare, tangled branches of the roadside poplars showed against the dull January sky like intricate designs of lacework.
THE REST HOLLOW MYSTERYREBECCA N. PORTER
To that tower he decided to add still another story before he topped it with an elaborate lacework spire.
HOW FRANCE BUILT HER CATHEDRALSELIZABETH BOYLE O'REILLY
If he took to carving on stone, it was to reproduce on the best tractable material his delightful lacework of osiers.
PABO, THE PRIESTSABINE BARING-GOULD
Each bush and tree was coated with rime, and edged with a tracery of delicate lacework.
A FOURTH FORM FRIENDSHIPANGELA BRAZIL
On the walls were what might have been carvings of flowers and lacework, creamy to smoke color, gypsum, Ace told them.
UNEXPLORED!ALLEN CHAFFEE
The small windows were curtained with spiders lacework of the very finest pattern.
THE CORNER HOUSE GIRLSGRACE BROOKS HILL
This trysting-path leads under a lacework of foliage, giving it pleasant and meditative gloom even when the sun shines brightly.
AMERICA, VOLUME III (OF 6)JOEL COOK
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO LACEWORK

  • fretwork
  • interlace
  • lacework
  • lattice
  • ornamentation
  • tracery
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.