Definition of wickerwork in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈwikərˌwərk/


Example sentences
  • Either of simple wickerwork or of wood and covered with the skin of a sheep or goat, it was of crescent shape, a segment being cut out of the top edge to allow the peltast unobstructed vision while casting his javelin.
  • In Europe armourers have invariably been workers in metal, but in other parts of the world materials such as wickerwork, bone, and coconut fibre have been used.
  • Cribs, cradles and bassinets are traditionally woven from wickerwork.
1.1Furniture or other items made of wicker.
Example sentences
  • There will be exhibitors offering garden furniture, pots, wickerwork, gardening tools and implements old and new, wrought ironwork and various craft stalls.
  • The display included paintings, embroidery, wickerwork, all types of souvenirs, items from wood, etc.
  • Yemenis still practice traditional handicrafts such as silver and copperwork, dagger manufacturing, carpentry, boat building, pottery, weaving and dyeing, wickerwork, and leather tanning.

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Syllabification: wick·er·work

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