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1. See beading.
2. Architecture Beaded molding.
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(ˈbi dɪŋ)

1. material made of or adorned with beads.
2. openwork trimming run through with ribbon.
b. all of the bead moldings in a single design.
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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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