Definition of fretwork in English:


Line breaks: fret|work
Pronunciation: /ˈfrɛtwəːk


[mass noun]
  • Ornamental design in wood, typically openwork, done with a fretsaw.
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    • He is now ready to produce works of art, fretwork, toys, or special assignments.
    • Standing in gardens of bougainvillea and hibiscus, they are made of white wood, with shutters painted green or red, and verandas decorated with intricate gingerbread fretwork.
    • The classic Guyanese house is constructed of wood and raised on stilts, painted white and decorated with intricate fretwork.

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