leadwork

noun
lead·​work | \ ˈled-ˌwərk How to pronounce leadwork (audio) \

Definition of leadwork

: articles made of or work done in lead

First Known Use of leadwork

1641, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of leadwork was in 1641

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“Leadwork.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leadwork. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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