Sentence Examples


  • They protected themselves in battle with a large wooden or wicker shield, the centre of which was ornamented with an iron boss (umbo).
  • Strips are also woven into cages, chairs, beds and other articles of furniture, Oriental wicker-work in bamboo being unequalled for beauty and neatness of workmanship. In China the interior portions of the stem are beaten into a pulp and used for the manufacture of the finer varieties of paper.
  • The houses of all classes were of wood, chiefly wattles and wicker-work plastered with clay.
  • The deck was furnished with wicker furniture, two chairs fac­ing each other and a sofa with a coffee table in front of it.
  • Certain sorts of willow are largely used for basket-making and wicker-work.