from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Ornamental work of interlaced and branching lines, especially the lacy openwork in a Gothic window.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. bars or ribs, usually of stone or wood, or other material, that subdivide an opening or stand in relief against a door or wall as an ornamental feature.
From trace1.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)