Definition of fretwork in English:

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fretwork

Pronunciation: /ˈfrɛtwəːk/

noun

[mass noun]
Ornamental design in wood, typically openwork, done with a fretsaw.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Words that rhyme with fretwork

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