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woodwork

noun wood·work \-ˌwərk\

: the parts of a room or house (such as window frames or stairs) that are made of wood

: the wooden frame of football or soccer goalposts

Full Definition of WOODWORK

1
:  work made of wood; especially :  interior fittings (as moldings or stairways) of wood
2
:  a place or state of concealment, seclusion, or anonymity <witnesses came out of the woodwork when a reward was offered>

Examples of WOODWORK

  1. We painted the walls white and the woodwork red.
  2. The kick hit the woodwork.

First Known Use of WOODWORK

circa 1609

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