trichinopoly

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trichinopoly (uncountable)

  1. A style of Viking metal weaving.
    • 1987, Lloyd Laing, Later Celtic Art:
      The use of trichinopoly wirework (which was also employed on the 'safety chain' for the Tara brooch) raises the question of the date of the Gaulcross hoard of Pictish silver from Grampian.