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Work made of interlaced slender branches (especially willow branches).  Synonyms: caning, wicker.

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"Wickerwork" Quotes from Famous Books

... pointed triumphantly to a big stone-bottle cased in wickerwork, under which the cabman was staggering towards the door. It looked like spirits or vinegar, but was, as I discovered, seawater for the aquarium. With this I had already made acquaintance, having helped Eleanor to wipe the mouths ...
— Six to Sixteen - A Story for Girls • Juliana Horatia Ewing

... once more into amorphous bundles of hay. There is a smack of the stone ages, of primeval lake-dwellings, about these shelters on the deserted shore; two or three large fetichistic stones stand near their entrance; wickerwork objects of dark meaning strew the ground; a few stakes emerge, hard by, out of the placid and oozy waters. In such a cabin, methinks, dwelt those two old fishermen of Theocritus—here they lived and slumbered side ...
— Old Calabria • Norman Douglas

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

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