Definition of trelliswork in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtrɛlɪswəːk/


[mass noun]
Interlacing strips of wood or metal forming a trellis or lattice.
Example sentences
  • The Ark is portrayed by a piece of trelliswork with a label ‘ARK ‘hung on it and the animals are imagined by the actors by sound and mime most believably.
  • It was a pretty little terraced house with roses around the doorway and trelliswork in an unpretentious garden.
  • Here, the highly ornamental plant container, held up by a complex quatrefoil trelliswork and spilling over with flowers, forms an architectural ziggurat that is not unlike the theatrical flower beds of the landscape garden.
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