Definition of grillwork in English:



  • [mass noun] Ornamental work in metal with interlacing strips forming a lattice.

    ‘round deep windows covered with iron grillwork’
    • ‘Many houses have grillwork over the windows and balconies on the upper floors.’
    • ‘The Parisian theme continues into the casino area, where 90 table games are situated beneath attractive verdigris grillwork.’
    • ‘Behind the thick cast-iron grillwork you'll find an ordinary metal mailbox.’
    • ‘Throughout the nation, structures built of concrete bricks, corrugated iron roofs, and iron grillwork have replaced other forms of housing.’
    • ‘Mr Guy was allowed into the building on the weekend before the demolition for a last look and to take some of the remaining lighting equipment and the art deco grillwork.’
    grid, latticework, fretwork, open framework, openwork, trellis, trelliswork, network, mesh, web, webbing, netting, net, tracery, interlacing, reticulation, reticulum, grate, grating, grille, grillwork, criss-cross, matrix
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