Definition of Beadwork

1. Noun. Ornamentation with beads.

Exact synonyms: Beading
Generic synonyms: Decoration, Ornament, Ornamentation



2. Noun. A beaded molding for edging or decorating furniture.
Exact synonyms: Astragal, Bead, Beading
Generic synonyms: Molding, Moulding
Specialized synonyms: Bead And Quirk, Quirk Bead

Definition of Beadwork

1. n. Ornamental work in beads.

Definition of Beadwork

1. Noun. Decorative work involving beads. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Beadwork

1. beading [n -S] - See also: beading

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Beadwork

beadlery
beadles
beadleship
beadless
beadlike
beadman
beadmen
beadroll
beadrolls
beads
beadsman
beadsmen
beadsnake
beadsnakes
beadswoman
beadwork (current term)
beadworks
beady
beady-eyed
beag
beagle
beagled
beaglepuss
beagler
beaglers
beagles
beagling
beaglings
beak-iron

Literary usage of Beadwork

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Decorative Symbolism of the Arapaho by Alfred Louis Kroeber (1901)
"A design in beadwork on the pouch, which represents a stream with a dam and beaver-huts, also refers to this signification. ..."

2. Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico V. 1/4 by Frederick Webb Hodge (2003)
"The whole upper surface of the hide was a fleld of beadwork, quillwork, or other decoration, in which symbolic and heraldic devices were wrought. ..."

3. The Tomb of Senebtisi at Lisht by Arthur C. Mace, Herbert Eustis Winlock (1916)
"Also two pieces of wood core covered with beadwork from the ... In a Middle Kingdom grave in Nubia there has been found a beadwork belt of almost identical ..."

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