Noun(1) a fleshy wrinkled and often brightly colored fold of skin hanging from the neck or throat of certain birds (chickens and turkeys(2) framework consisting of stakes interwoven with branches to form a fence(3) any of various Australasian trees yielding slender poles suitable for wattle
Verb(1) build of or with wattle(2) interlace to form wattle
(1) Around these were wattle fences, and men to guard them.(2) Our house used to be of stone but the hut I left my wife in was of wattle and hide; I am hoping that she will join me but at the moment we have an infant that is too sick to travel.(3) The excavations at Waterstone's uncovered wattle fencing and rubbish pits superbly preserved because of the water-logged conditions under the building.(4) Yes, they are indeed proper hand-made wattle hurdles, thank you for asking.(5) Yet from wattle to neoprene, the history of architecture is also the history of material invention.(6) Door posts, a threshold beam and a section of wattle wall are clearly visible.(7) Between 18 and 24 guests live close to nature on a twin-shared basis in wattle huts under scented tropical trees.(8) They were found on what was once the Thames foreshore, and would have been stored underwater in a wattle enclosure to stop the wood drying out and splitting.(9) Dublin's property boundaries were set from the earliest dense occupation, and wattle fences were replicated numerous times in the same positions.(10) The timbers were the uprights of wattle fences, the complex containing up to 100,000 square feet or 30,500 square metres of fencing, some of which still survives.(11) Jeff showed the twins how to weave the twig wattle fence that borders the deck.(12) Our house also seemed a little swallowed by wattle at times.(13) Common sites of injection in birds include the wing web, wattle , dewlap, and interdigitary skin.(14) Woven wattle fences hedge the crofts, enclosing each family's stock of goats and fowl.(15) Potter described house structures in the eroding sand - round houses of wattle , beneath rectangular buildings with stone wall footings.(16) The two Greens Senators wore a sprig of wattle over a postcard picture of the two Australian citizens interned in Guantanamo Bay.
1. lappet ::
Different Formswattle, wattled, wattles, wattling
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