Definition of Leadwork

1. something made of lead [n -S]



Leadwork Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leadwork

leadmen
leadoff
leadoff hitter
leadoff hitters
leadoffs
leadplant
leadplants
leads
leads off
leadscrew
leadscrews
leadsman
leadsmen
leadup
leadups
leadwork (current term)
leadworks
leadwort
leadwort family
leadworts
leady
leaf
leaf-beetle
leaf-beetles
leaf-book
leaf-cutter
leaf-cutter ant
leaf-cutter ants
leaf-cutter bee
leaf-cutting

Literary usage of Leadwork

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1. Domestic Sanitary Engineering and Plumbing: Dealing with Domestic Water by Frank W. Raynes (1909)
"When executing sheet leadwork the points which require consideration are as follows:—1. That the area of one piece of lead be not larger than where movement ..."

2. An inquiry into the difference of style observable in ancient glass by Charles Winston (1867)
"The ironwork may generally be expected to be found in good condition, but many glass-paintings still retain their original leadwork, which through age is in ..."

3. The Garden: An Illustrated Weekly Journal of Gardening in All Its Branches by William Robinson, Esther Baldwin York (1903)
"Caylus, in his curious book on leadwork, tells us of the existence in France of leaden statues at an early period, but observes that they were exceedingly ..."

4. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1906)
"Map and cross-sections of the down-town district. SF Emmons. Science, ns 23: 816-7. My. 25, '06. leadwork. lance. 11. Int. Studio. 29: 194-9. S. '06. ..."

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