Definition of beadwork in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbēdwərk/


Decorative work made of beads.
Example sentences
  • Finally he offered him a small leather pouch decorated with beadwork.
  • She wore a blouse and skirt decorated in intricate beadwork and a kilt made of old silver coins.
  • Torches decorated with African beadwork were brought through the streets of Polokwane and used to light the Special Olympic flame.

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Syllabification: bead·work

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