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noun as in lace

noun as in lattice

noun as in net


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It has an openwork silver handle and guard; the blade sheathed in a white scabbard, which is silver-mounted.

It is not repoussé, but is cut in openwork of intricate pattern in which the Swastika is the principal motif.

Miss Eunice, I wish you'd teach her that pretty openwork stitch you do so handy.

Some openwork minarets dominate them—white spots above the prevailing dullness.

In the centre of the low wide common room, mounted on a concrete box, was a big openwork basket of wrought iron.

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On this page you'll find 43 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to openwork, such as: mesh, ornament, banding, border, crochet, and edging.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.