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 for Fretwork
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Fretwork \Fret"work\, n. [6th fret + work.]
     Work adorned with frets; ornamental openwork or work in
     relief, esp. when elaborate and minute in its parts. Hence,
     any minute play of light and shade, dark and light, or the
     [1913 Webster]
           Banqueting on the turf in the fretwork of shade and
           sunshine.                                --Macaulay.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: framework consisting of an ornamental design made of strips
           of wood or metal [syn: lattice, latticework,

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  56 Moby Thesaurus words for "fretwork":
     arabesque, basketry, basketwork, cancellation, cross-hatching,
     crossing-out, filigree, fret, grate, grating, grid, gridiron,
     grille, grillwork, hachure, hatching, interlacement, intertexture,
     intertwinement, lace, lacery, lacework, lacing, lattice,
     latticework, mesh, meshes, meshwork, net, netting, network,
     plexure, plexus, raddle, reticle, reticulation, reticule,
     reticulum, riddle, screen, screening, sieve, texture, tissue,
     tracery, trellis, trelliswork, wattle, weave, weaving, web,
     webbing, webwork, weft, wicker, wickerwork

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