lacework lacework

Definition(s):

  • (n) work consisting of (or resembling) lace fabric

Usage(s):

  1. It is a steel and concrete lacework of fountains, arches and pinnacles that would be far more at home among the temples of Bangkok than in bungalow-land.
  2. Peering out, passengers saw a frozen and desolate scene: a big black river wandering amid a lacework of sloughs, and empty leagues of snow and spruce.
  3. Great dishes of steel lacework sweep slowly across the sky; giant troughs rock like cradles; forests of poles and miles of wire stretch out in geometrical patterns.

News

  • 7FR Cutline Lace Days

    Marie Bassett, Orem, and Rebecca Clark, Payson, chat as they work on their bobbin lacework. They were among many of the lacers who eagerly attended Lace Days, belong to the Academy Square Lace…
    on July 17, 2013     Source: Provo Daily Herald

Quotes

  • The portrait "shows a man wearing expensive costuming, including a very beautifully painted ruff of Italian lacework which would have been very expensive," Wells said.
    on Mar 9, 2009 By: Stanley Wells Source: CNN International

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