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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Latticework  \Lat"tice*work`\,  n. 
  Same  as  {Lattice},  n.,  1. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lattice  \Lat"tice\,  n.  [OE.  latis,  F.  lattis  lathwork,  fr  latte 
  lath.  See  {Latten},  1st  {Lath}.] 
  1.  Any  work  of  wood  or  metal,  made  by  crossing  laths,  or  thin 
  strips,  and  forming  a  network;  as  the  lattice  of  a 
  window;  --  called  also  {latticework}. 
 
  The  mother  of  Sisera  looked  out  at  a  window,  and 
  cried  through  the  lattice.  --Judg.  v.  28. 
 
  2.  (Her.)  The  representation  of  a  piece  of  latticework  used 
  as  a  bearing,  the  bands  being  vertical  and  horizontal. 
 
  {Lattice  bridge},  a  bridge  supported  by  lattice  girders,  or 
  latticework  trusses. 
 
  {Lattice  girder}  (Arch.),  a  girder  of  which  the  wed  consists 
  of  diagonal  pieces  crossing  each  other  in  the  manner  of 
  latticework. 
 
  {Lattice  plant}  (Bot.),  an  aquatic  plant  of  Madagascar 
  ({Ouvirandra  fenestralis}),  whose  leaves  have  interstices 
  between  their  ribs  and  cross  veins,  so  as  to  resemble 
  latticework.  A  second  species  is  {O.  Berneriana}.  The 
  genus  is  merged  in  {Aponogeton}  by  recent  authors. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  latticework 
  n  :  an  ornamental  design  made  of  strips  of  wood  or  metal  [syn:  {lattice}, 
  {fretwork}] 




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