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It has an openwork silver handle and guard; the blade sheathed in a white scabbard, which is silver-mounted.
THE FALSE CHEVALIERWILLIAM DOUW LIGHTHALL
It is not repoussé, but is cut in openwork of intricate pattern in which the Swastika is the principal motif.
THE SWASTIKATHOMAS WILSON
Miss Eunice, I wish you'd teach her that pretty openwork stitch you do so handy.
A LITTLE GIRL IN OLD SALEMAMANDA MINNIE DOUGLAS
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.
Her sleeves came a little below the elbow, and both wore black silk "openwork" mitts that came half-way up the arm.
A LITTLE GIRL IN OLD NEW YORKAMANDA MILLIE DOUGLAS
The slippers on her feet, over openwork stockings, had been worked with gold and silver.
THE HERO OF THE PEOPLEALEXANDRE DUMAS
It was a stocking of fine linen thread, and along the instep it had a pretty openwork pattern that was like lace work.
A LITTLE GIRL IN OLD BOSTONAMANDA MILLIE DOUGLAS
If candles are used they should be white with shades of white rose petals, or else silver openwork.
GALA DAY LUNCHEONSCAROLINE BENEDICT BURRELL
Openwork silk net; made on the pillow as lace by young women of Tulle, France.
TEXTILESWILLIAM H. DOOLEY

WORDS RELATED TO OPENWORK

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nonesuchnoun | [nuhn-suhch ]SEE DEFINITION