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metalwork

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noun met·al·work \-ˌwərk\

Simple Definition of metalwork

  • : things that are made out of metal; especially : metal objects that are made in an artistic and skillful way

Full Definition of metalwork

  1. :  the product of metalworking; especially :  a metal object of artistic merit

met·al·work·er play \-ˌwər-kər\ noun

Examples of metalwork

  1. a beautiful piece of metalwork



Circa 1845

First Known Use of metalwork

circa 1845



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