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plasterwork

[plas-ter-wurk, plah-ster-] /ˈplæs tərˌwɜrk, ˈplɑ stər-/
noun, Building Trades.
1.
finish or ornamental work done in plaster.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; plaster + work
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  • When replication and plasterwork is completed, remove unused materials, containers and equipment.
  • Over the next three decades the decorative plasterwork, the box seating, and aisle and stage lighting were restored and improved.
  • Foliated plasterwork details the fascia boards at the second and third floors, as well as the outside ends of all the risers.
  • The rest of the arch is ornamented with two alternating plasterwork motifs.
  • The main entrance was accented by decorative plasterwork but less exuberantly designed than the exterior terra cotta.
  • Some of the woodwork and plasterwork on the upper floor has been replaced or modernized.

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