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bead·work

 (bēd′wûrk′)
n.
1. See beading.
2. Architecture Beaded molding.

bead•ing

(ˈbi dɪŋ)

n.
1. material made of or adorned with beads.
2. openwork trimming run through with ribbon.
3.
b. all of the bead moldings in a single design.
[1855–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.beadwork - ornamentation with beadsbeadwork - ornamentation with beads    
decoration, ornament, ornamentation - something used to beautify
2.beadwork - a beaded molding for edging or decorating furniturebeadwork - a beaded molding for edging or decorating furniture
moulding, molding - a decorative strip used for ornamentation or finishing
bead and quirk, quirk bead - beading formed with a narrow groove separating it from the surface it decorates
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