grill·​work | \ ˈgril-ˌwərk How to pronounce grillwork (audio) \

Definition of grillwork

: work constituting or resembling a grille

Examples of grillwork in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web His food was named Best BBQ in America by Travel and Leisure magazine in 2009 and four times his grillwork was featured in Vogue. Rick Pearson,, "Legendary pitmaster Mike Mills was an ambassador for barbecue, southern Illinois and the aroma of life," 30 Dec. 2020 Seen from the street, the building had a starchy, Beaux-Arts elegance, with limestone pediments and wrought-iron grillwork. Burkhard Bilger, The New Yorker, "The Art of Building the Impossible," 23 Nov. 2020 And farther east on 50th Street the wonderful grillwork covering the fire escapes was Stone’s idea. Michael Kimmelman, New York Times, "Rockefeller Center’s Art Deco Marvel: A Virtual Tour," 15 Apr. 2020 Despite incursions by Urban Outfitters, Starbucks and a very fancy CVS, these dozen blocks are still mostly lined with vintage clothing shops, bars, gold grillworks and establishments with unprintable names to keep it real. Los Angeles Times, "Column: How Joe Stern made Hollywood’s Matrix Theater dramatically diverse," 26 Sep. 2019 The dark green marble that now fills the arch above the Broadway entrance will be replaced with glass decorated with more grillwork, allowing sunlight to bathe the lobby once again. Jane Margolies, New York Times, "Equitable Building, Spur for Modern Zoning, Will Get a $50 Million Face-Lift," 20 Mar. 2018 Although the building’s 17-story limestone facade is free of embellishment, except for grillwork around its oversize windows, the apartment interiors were designed to be as spacious and ornate as many of those found in Fifth Avenue contemporaries. Vivian Marino, New York Times, "Family of Christine Beshar, Trailblazing Lawyer, Selling Co-op," 29 Mar. 2018 The bronze grillwork that once decorated all the elevators will be recreated. Jane Margolies, New York Times, "Equitable Building, Spur for Modern Zoning, Will Get a $50 Million Face-Lift," 20 Mar. 2018 The entrance bay is adorn with plate glass panels and grillwork. Janet Eastman,, "On the market: Romantic Oregon beach homes (photos) Psst: It's almost Valentine's Day," 10 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of grillwork

1896, in the meaning defined above

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10 Jan 2021

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“Grillwork.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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