What is another word for Wattling?

Pronunciation: [wˈɒtlɪŋ] (IPA)

Wattling is a traditional technique of constructing walls, fences, and even roofs using interwoven branches, twigs, and vines. This method of construction dates back centuries, and it has been adapted and modified to suit different building needs. Some synonyms for wattling include hurdle, lattice, interlace, interweave, and plaiting. Hurdle, in particular, refers to a type of fencing created by interweaving twigs or branches. Lattice, on the other hand, is a regular pattern of crossing lines that resemble a wickerwork. Interweave and interlace refer to the intertwining of materials that produce a flexible and sturdy structure. Finally, plaiting is the braiding of materials in a manner similar to hair braiding.

What are the hypernyms for Wattling?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    building techniques, methods of construction, weaving techniques.

Usage examples for Wattling

A mediaeval gentleman with the docile notions of the twelfth century, complacently driving them to grass and Wattling them in the nineteenth, could be of no use to a boy trying to think, though he could set the youngster galloping.
"The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith"
George Meredith
The Wattling was made fairly waterproof by masses of gorse and bracken driven in among the boughs.
"Jim Davis"
John Masefield
But I don't know what Wattling a screen is.
"Foul Play"
Charles Reade Dion Boucicault

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