come out the woodwork

woodwork

[wood-wurk]
noun
1.
objects or parts made of wood.
2.
the interior wooden fittings, especially of a house, as doors, stairways, or moldings.
Idioms
3.
come out of the woodwork, Informal. to appear or materialize suddenly and unexpectedly: Since mortgage rates declined, prospective buyers have been coming out of the woodwork.

Origin:
1640–50; wood1 + work

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woodwork (ˈwʊdˌwɜːk)
 
n
1.  the art, craft, or skill of making things in wood; carpentry
2.  components made of wood, such as doors, staircases, etc

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