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artwork

[ahrt-wurk] /ˈɑrtˌwɜrk/
noun
1.
Printing.
  1. the elements that constitute a mechanical, as type, proofs, and illustrations.
  2. a mechanical; paste-up.
2.
the production of artistic or craft objects.
3.
the object so produced.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; art1 + work
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British Dictionary definitions for art-work

artwork

/ˈɑːtˌwɜːk/
noun
1.
all the original nontextual matter in a publication, esp the illustrations
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Word Origin and History for art-work

artwork

n.

also art-work, 1877, from art (n.) + work (n.).

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