Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Latticework.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Work in the form of a trellis.

Etymologies

trellis +‎ work (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Photographs by Simon Upton A trelliswork pavilion is topped by a wooden pineapple, made by Thomas Messel, a nephew of artist Oliver Messel.

    House of Haslam

  • The faint shiver of dislocation passed through him immediately, and he found himself under a wooden arch with a decorative curved trelliswork that spelled out bazaar.

    This Scepter'd Isle

  • Damp earth squished be-neath the xenologists 'field sandals and they had to duck repeatedly to avoid bumping into the intricate, decorative trelliswork.

    The Howling Stones

  • When viewed from above, the trelliswork of eastern rivers looks like the circulatory system of the land, carrying millions of tons of topsoil to the sea each day.

    The Field Guide to Wildlife Habitats of the Eastern United States

  • They then again took their way east on tarn Court and, in a bit, once beyond the trelliswork, went to the right side of the street, which now, given the lateness of the afternoon sun, was the shady side.

    Magicians of Gor

  • Too, between us, here and there, were some of the posts supporting the overhead trelliswork.

    Magicians of Gor

  • The car hovered, connected with the trelliswork of the balcony and disgorged its passengers.

    Restoree

  • The three Fuzzies, Flora and Fauna and their friend Diamond, who had gotten hold of a lot of wooden strips of the sort the gar'deners used for trelliswork and were building a little arbor of their own, looked up quickly and then realized that he wasn't speaking to them and went on with what they were doing.

    The Fuzzy Papers

  • It was a house with a portico; about the pillars of this portico was trelliswork, and on the trelliswork was trained some climbing plant.

    The Beetle

  • Pergola, a charming walk covered with trelliswork supported by massive pillars, up which climb above 100 different species of creeping plants.

    The South of France—East Half

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