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lattice
used in Wuthering Heights

17 uses
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Definition an object or pattern made from crisscrossing two sets of lines — leaving diamond- or square-shaped spaces where they do not overlap

or:

an arrangement of points or particles or objects in a regular periodic pattern
  • Merely the branch of a fir-tree that touched my lattice as the blast wailed by, and rattled its dry cones against the panes!
    Chapter 3 (44% in)
  • He got on to the bed, and wrenched open the lattice, bursting, as he pulled at it, into an uncontrollable passion of tears.
    Chapter 3 (74% in)
  • The household went to bed; and I, too, anxious to lie down, opened my lattice and put my head out to hearken, though it rained: determined to admit them in spite of the prohibition, should they return.
    Chapter 6 (31% in)
  • The morning was fresh and cool; I threw back the lattice, and presently the room filled with sweet scents from the garden; but Catherine called peevishly to me, 'Ellen, shut the window.
    Chapter 9 (80% in)
  • They sat together in a window whose lattice lay back against the wall, and displayed, beyond the garden trees, and the wild green park, the valley of Gimmerton, with a long line of mist winding nearly to its top (for very soon after you pass the chapel, as you may have noticed, the sough that runs from the marshes joins a beck which follows the bend of the glen).
    Chapter 10 (19% in)
  • 'And that wind sounding in the firs by the lattice.
    Chapter 12 (33% in)
  • Perceiving it vain to argue against her insanity, I was planning how I could reach something to wrap about her, without quitting my hold of herself (for I could not trust her alone by the gaping lattice), when, to my consternation, I heard the rattle of the door-handle, and Mr. Linton entered.
    Chapter 12 (52% in)
  • I daresay she had been on the watch for me since morning: I saw her looking through the lattice as I came up the garden causeway, and I nodded to her; but she drew back, as if afraid of being observed.
    Chapter 14 (7% in)
  • The only resource left me was to run to a lattice and warn his intended victim of the fate which awaited him.
    Chapter 17 (37% in)
  • He surveyed the carved front and low-browed lattices, the straggling gooseberry-bushes and crooked firs, with solemn intentness, and then shook his head: his private feelings entirely disapproved of the exterior of his new abode.
    Chapter 20 (45% in)
  • The lattice was open, and, as he stepped out, I heard Cathy inquiring of her unsociable attendant what was that inscription over the door?
    Chapter 21 (53% in)
  • 'You should have opened a lattice and called out: but I could swear that chit is glad you didn't.
    Chapter 27 (91% in)
  • We neither of us lay down: Catherine took her station by the lattice, and watched anxiously for morning; a deep sigh being the only answer I could obtain to my frequent entreaties that she would try to rest.
    Chapter 27 (93% in)
  • She dared not try the doors lest the dogs should raise an alarm; she visited the empty chambers and examined their windows; and, luckily, lighting on her mother's, she got easily out of its lattice, and on to the ground, by means of the fir-tree close by.
    Chapter 28 (99% in)
  • Both doors and lattices were open; and yet, as is usually the case in a coal-district, a fine red fire illumined the chimney: the comfort which the eye derives from it renders the extra heat endurable.
    Chapter 32 (19% in)
  • He was leaning against the ledge of an open lattice, but not looking out: his face was turned to the interior gloom.
    Chapter 34 (24% in)
  • The lattice, flapping to and fro, had grazed one hand that rested on the sill; no blood trickled from the broken skin, and when I put my fingers to it, I could doubt no more: he was dead and stark!
    Chapter 34 (77% in)

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