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millwork

[mil-wurk] /ˈmɪlˌwɜrk/
noun
1.
ready-made carpentry work from a mill.
2.
work done in a mill.
3.
profiled or finished woodwork, as moldings or lattices.
Also, mill work.
Origin
1760-1770
1760-70; mill1 + work
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Examples from the web for millwork
  • He sited the home to preserve its beauty, removing only four trees that were used for interior millwork.
  • Pristine millwork in the palatial rooms is illuminated by a myriad of tall windows.
  • All the main living areas have extraordinary millwork and new rich hardwood floors.
British Dictionary definitions for millwork

millwork

/ˈmɪlˌwɜːk/
noun
1.
work done in a mill
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Word Origin and History for millwork
n.

1770, from mill (n.1) + work (n.).

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