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noun as in framework

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Your value increases every year and for developing neck wattles that comfort small granddaughters.

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Very little of the earlier buildings remained, as they all appear to have been built of wood and wattle-and-daub.

As for "wattle and daub" I could wish that it had never been invented.

I skulked in the scrub as he came up—just behind a clump of wattle.

The first man was formed out of the gum of a wattle-tree, and came out of the knot of a wattle-tree.

A boy pushed the bracken and ferny grey and green wattle sprays from before a lichen-grown wooden cross.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to wattle, such as: fence, gill, roof, and wall.

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