wickerwork


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wick·er·work

 (wĭk′ər-wûrk′)
n.
Furniture or other work made of wicker.

wickerwork

(ˈwɪkəˌwɜːk)
n
(Crafts)
a. a material consisting of wicker
b. (as modifier): a wickerwork chair.

wick•er•work

(ˈwɪk ərˌwɜrk)

n.
material or products consisting of plaited or woven twigs or osiers; articles made of wicker.
[1705–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wickerwork - work made of interlaced slender branches (especially willow branches)wickerwork - work made of interlaced slender branches (especially willow branches)
piece of work, work - a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing; "it is not regarded as one of his more memorable works"; "the symphony was hailed as an ingenious work"; "he was indebted to the pioneering work of John Dewey"; "the work of an active imagination"; "erosion is the work of wind or water over time"
Translations
عيدان خَيْزَران مَجْدولَه
kurvearbejde
fonott áru
tágavinna, körfugerî
košikársky tovar
sepet işi eşya

wickerwork

[ˈwɪkəwɜːk]
A. N
1. (= objects) → artículos mpl de mimbre
2. [of chair etc] → rejilla f
3. (= craft) → cestería f
B. CPDde mimbre

wickerwork

[ˈwɪkərwɜːrk] nvannerie f

wickerwork

[ˈwɪkəˌwɜːk] noggetti mpl di vimini

wicker

(ˈwikə) adjective
(of eg a chair or basket) made of twigs, rushes etc woven together.
ˈwickerwork noun
articles made in this way.
References in classic literature ?
The inner place he partitioned off with the same wickerwork, but much fairer, and divided into six apartments, so that he had six rooms on a floor, and out of every one of these there was a door: first into the entry, or coming into the main tent, another door into the main tent, and another door into the space or walk that was round it; so that walk was also divided into six equal parts, which served not only for a retreat, but to store up any necessaries which the family had occasion for.
The Concise Oxford Dictionary's definition of a coracle is "a small boat of wickerwork covered with watertight material used on Welsh and Irish lakes and rivers".
Tender Morsels is essentially a fairytale set in days of yore, when peasants skinned rabbits to keep themselves alive, and wickerwork was traded for bread at market.
Leather goods and handmade linenware are good buys, and if you plough through the usual tacky souvenir shops you should be able to come across a nice line in local ceramics, jewellery and wickerwork.
All Nanna Ditzel's designs show a love of and commitment to her materials, whether she was working with traditional silver or wood or with new materials and manufacturing techniques including wickerwork, foam rubber, plastic and fibreglass.
As well as being the centre of Madeira's wickerwork industry it was also an ideal base from which to explore the island's vast network of "levadas".
And market newcomer Indoorable introduced its wickerwork line that combines melamine and wicker.
Capture the scenery on the Lemon Express, a single track train that twists through narrow ravines to the wickerwork centre of Gata de Gorgos.
Within the reserve the large variety of plants traditionally used by humans includes the kitul palm (Caryota urens), the source of jaggery, a sweetener used as a sugar substitute; wewal (Calamus), rattans that are used for wickerwork; Ceylon cardamon (Elettaria ensal), a spice and flavoring; dun (Shorea), a source of varnishes and aromatic wood for incense; and weniwal (Coscinium fenestratum), the source of a yellowing coloring agent and active principles with tonic and digestive properties.
The attention to detail is fascinating, including the wickerwork backpacks the soldiers carried and their contents - clothing, uniforms, guns and hip flasks.