Vermicular work
Vermiculated Ver*mic"u*la`ted, a. Made or marked with irregular wavy lines or impressions; vermiculate. [1913 Webster]

{Vermiculated work}, or {Vermicular work} (Arch.), rustic work so wrought as to have the appearance of convoluted worms, or of having been eaten into by, or covered with tracks of, worms. --Gwilt. [1913 Webster]


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