mill·​work | \ ˈmil-ˌwərk \

Definition of millwork

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

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Built in 1887, the four-story greystone has 3½ baths, high ceilings, large windows, five fireplaces, an eat-in kitchen with a large island and a fireplace, a grand staircase, and millwork. Bob Goldsborough,, "Retired Oklahoma football coach Bob Stoops lists longtime Gold Coast mansion," 16 June 2017 Fire investigators hope to determine the cause of Saturday's massive, four-alarm fire that destroyed a lumberyard and millwork business this week. Sara Jean Green, The Seattle Times, "Cause of massive North Queen Anne lumber yard fire remains under investigation," 13 Nov. 2018 Linda’s approach to design extends beyond her ability to create floor plans, detail millwork, and hire expert carpenters to execute your vision; Linda designs the background for living. House Beautiful, "Everything You Need to Know About Our Whole Home Project," 2 Mar. 2018 The gorgeous millwork now shines against walls that are washed in green, ranging from pale pastel to bright neon. Lauren Smith, House Beautiful, "A Dramatic Renovation That Makes Us Green With Envy," 10 Sep. 2015 The 10-by-18-foot screen is flanked by a surround-sound system built into custom millwork that evokes the feeling of an alien spacecraft. Stefanos Chen, The Seattle Times, "Real estate technology that could have a lasting effect on housing," 20 Nov. 2018 There's too much Sheetrock and not enough interesting millwork. Barbara King, House Beautiful, "Amanda Lindroth on Decorating an Old-Fashioned House with Island Spririt," 3 Nov. 2014 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

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First Known Use of millwork

1865, in the meaning defined above

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