mill·​work | \ˈmil-ˌwərk \

Definition of millwork 

: woodwork (such as doors, sashes, or trim) manufactured at a mill

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Built in 2005, the house has 3½ baths, three fireplaces, custom millwork and cabinetry, cherry hardwood floors, a kitchen with Sub-Zero and Viking appliances and a two-car brick garage with a rooftop deck. Bob Goldsborough,, "Former Chicago Blackhawks forward Kyle Calder sells Lakeview house for $1.45 million," 6 July 2018 The second-floor landing has hardwood floors showcases archways, custom millwork, white wainscoting, recessed lighting and deep crown molding. Lisa Zapalac, Houston Chronicle, "Bellaire showcase home is open today, May 27," 27 May 2018 Other features include 7½ baths, mahogany paneling, millwork throughout, eight fireplaces, an elevator and a 570-square-foot gazebo. Bob Goldsborough,, "Gold Coast's Wrigley-Offield mansion sells for $4 million," 28 Apr. 2017 The manor-style home has four bedrooms over 4,000 square feet of living space and includes preserved historic details including trim and millwork, as well as huge sash-style windows. Shannon Rooney,, "Who needs the ocean? Three Bucks County homes with waterfront views," 29 May 2018 Attention to detail is evident throughout the 1½-story home with more than 2,800 square feet, which features wood flooring, beautiful millwork, abundant windows throughout and bamboo Roman shades. Lisa Zapalac, Houston Chronicle, "Craftsman-style bungalow offers Heights charm," 24 June 2018 Built in 1970 and situated on a 1.45-acre lot one block from Lake Michigan, the 15-room house has 4½ baths, cathedral ceilings, five fireplaces, hardwood floors and millwork. Bob Goldsborough,, "Chicago Bears offensive coordinator Mark Helfrich buys Lake Bluff home for $1.63 million," 6 Apr. 2018 Styled by interior design firm Lucas Studio, the home features bright wallcoverings, detailed millwork and built-ins in the living room and den. Jack Flemming,, "Bob Hope’s longtime Toluca Lake estate fetches $15 million," 23 June 2018 Listing agent Mike Mahlstedt of Heritage Texas Properties Post Oak Park, says the home built by Larry Skelton showcases extensive custom millwork and attention to detail. Lisa Zapalac, Houston Chronicle, "River Oaks custom on tree-lined street near park," 17 June 2018

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1865, in the meaning defined above

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