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Wickerwork   Listen
noun
Wickerwork  n.  A texture of osiers, twigs, or rods; articles made of such a texture.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Wickerwork" Quotes from Famous Books



... where the rubbish was cleared away. The solid cobblestone pavement had been scooped up by the force of the water and in some places swept so far away that there was not a sign of it. Behind a house that was resting on one corner was found a wickerwork baby carriage full of mud, but not injured or scratched in the least nor yet buried in the mud, but looking as if it had been rolled there and left. Very close to it was a piece of railroad iron that ...
— The Johnstown Horror • James Herbert Walker

... together her pomegranates, citrons, almonds, olives, and flowers, placed them in her basket of wickerwork, walked out of the market, and passed up the way which led to the home of her mistress. But the splendour to which she hastened was a prison to her. She so full of young life, she who felt within her the rising for supremacy (an unquenchable spirit), ...
— Saronia - A Romance of Ancient Ephesus • Richard Short

... decidedly travel-stained. Traces of the butter used on the corn were visible about her mouth and she was smoking a large and very strong cigar, a sight not so common at that time in this country. A rocking chair was to her a delightful novelty and she had already bought six large rocking chairs of wickerwork. She was sitting in one and busily swaying back and forward and said: "Here I do repose myself and I take these chairs home with me and when de gentlemen and de ladies do come to see me in Florence, I do show them how ...
— Memories and Anecdotes • Kate Sanborn



Words linked to "Wickerwork" :   caning, wicker, piece of work



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