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Meaning of FRETWORK

Pronunciation:  'fret`wurk

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  framework consisting of an ornamental design made of strips of wood or metal
 

FRETWORK is a 8 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: lattice, latticework
 
 See Also: frame, framework, framing, lath, treillage, trellis

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Fret"work\, n. [6th fret + work.]
Work adorned with frets; ornamental openwork or work in
relief, esp. when elaborate and minute in its parts. Hence,
any minute play of light and shade, dark and light, or the
like.

      Banqueting on the turf in the fretwork of shade and
      sunshine.                                --Macaulay.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: arabesque, basketry, basketwork, cancellation, cross-hatching, crossing-out, filigree, fret, grate, grating, grid, gridiron, grille, grillwork, hachure, hatching, interlacement, intertexture, intertwinement, lace, lacery, lacework, lacing, lattice, latticework, mesh, meshes, meshwork, net, netting, network, plexure, plexus, raddle, reticle, reticulation, reticule, reticulum, riddle, screen, screening, sieve, texture, tissue, tracery, trellis, trelliswork, wattle, weave, weaving, web, webbing, webwork, weft, wicker, wickerwork
 

 

 

 

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