mesh

Part of speech: verb

To net; entangle; engage, as gear teeth.

Part of speech: noun

One of the open spaces of a network.

Part of speech: noun

Anything that entangles; a trap.

Part of speech: adjective

Meshy.

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Usage examples "mesh":

  1. Two- inch mesh wire is all that is required, although some breeders use one- inch mesh. - "Raising P.V. Squabs for Profit", John S. Trecartin.
  2. For gratitude and a sense of loyalty were two of the strong silver threads that went to make up the mesh of Buck Thornton's nature, and it was enough to him that little Jimmie Clayton had played the part of friend in a town where friends were scarce and at a time when but for a friend he would have died. - "Six Feet Four", Jackson Gregory.
  3. A gold- mesh bag is not an indispensable article; I have several bags of other styles, and I'm in no especial haste to purchase a new one. - "The Gold Bag", Carolyn Wells.