Hatchwork definition

(art) Crosshatching; ornamentation using a crosshatch pattern.

Look at the hatchwork around the edges!

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(uncountable, shipping) The apparatus around the hatches of a vessel, particularly the cargo hatch.

The sailors must be familiar with the cargo and hatchwork.

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Noun

Singular:
hatchwork
Plural:
hatchworks

Origin of hatchwork