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  • n. Alternative spelling of openwork.

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Examples

  • In true Victorian-era design, your ring is created by master artisans with an open-work gallery and a finely polished edge that surrounds the brilliant faceted stones.

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  • There are lecture halls, a library, bike storage, open-work areas and a kitchen.

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  • Brown slippers peeped out as she crossed the compound, and he once caught a glimpse to the ankle of brown open-work stockings.

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  • Lucile went over to the mirror and picked up, from among the trinkets beneath, a tiny open-work miniature of Frona.

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  • Jonathan is doing something pretentious as usual, an "open-work filigree" that Heidi likens to a curtain, which leads Jon to redo the dress not once but twice, resulting in what looks like a sloppy toga the color of dishwater with a red band around the back like a baboon's ass.

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  • We found them lightweight and the open-work adds a nice design touch.

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  • Her dress was lifted by her movements as she walked, giving glimpses higher than the shoes of delicately moulded outlines beneath open-work silk stockings.

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  • The dining-room was entirely sheathed in Northern woods carved and cut in open-work like the beautiful Russian chalets.

    Modeste Mignon

  • There was a great pile of candles lying down on the floor near me, which a very old man in a rusty black gown with an open-work tippet, like

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  • The open-work gray silk stockings, the neat shoes, and the black satin waistcoat were scrupulously drawn over his person, and seemed to cling to him.

    Eve and David

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