Definition of knotwork in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈnɒtwəːk/


[mass noun]
Ornamental work consisting of or representing intertwined and knotted cords.
Example sentences
  • Interlace can vary from simple two-strand twists used as linear borders to three or four-strand bands which can form roundels, knotwork, or squares, or fill entire panels.
  • She enjoys needlework and Celtic knotwork and reading.
  • They were often carved with delicate patterns of interlaced knotwork and the heads of fabulous beasts.

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