wattling

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

wattle +‎ -ing

Noun[edit]

wattling (countable and uncountable, plural wattlings)

  1. An interwoven mesh of twigs; wattle.
    • 1952, L. F. Salzman, Building in England (page 188)
      Wattling consists of a row of upright stakes the spaces between which are more or less filled by interweaving small branches, hazel rods, osiers, reeds, thin strips of wood, or other pliant material.
  2. The act of making such a mesh.