mill·​work | \ ˈmil-ˌwərk How to pronounce millwork (audio) \

Definition of millwork

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

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Built in 2016, the house features high ceilings, detailed millwork, a dining room with a wet bar, and a center-island kitchen. Neal J. Leitereg,, "Former Clipper Austin Rivers unloads his home court in Pacific Palisades," 10 July 2019 Elaborate fireplace mantels and detailed millwork further the classic vibe. Jack Flemming,, "Hot Property: Donald Trump, art of the Beverly Hills deal," 22 June 2019 Living spaces awash in white oak floors, detailed millwork and paneled walls sit beyond the front door. Los Angeles Times, "Hot Property: ‘SNL’ alum Kevin Nealon signs off in the Pacific Palisades," 3 Aug. 2019 Pale gray walls and white millwork show off the beams and new hemlock floorboards, and white upholstery provides a crispness that doesn’t overwhelm the small spaces. Marni Elyse Katz,, "Father and daughter infuse their Cape Cod cottage with cozy coastal appeal," 25 July 2019 The main residence combines touches of old and new, as period millwork and molding mingle with stainless steel appliances and splashes of granite. Jack Flemming,, "Actress Glenn Close brings bucolic New York farmhouse to market," 18 June 2019 This renovated suburban home boasts exquisite millwork, vintage details, and dark hardwood floors throughout., "Farmhouse style home in Barrington: $899,000," 2 July 2019 Alex is a skilled craftsman who specializes in millwork with a midcentury-modern aesthetic. Vanessa Lawrence, ELLE Decor, "Kumiko Is a New Bar in Chicago That Will Instantly Transport You to Japan," 11 June 2019 The single-level home at 16337 Shady View Lane showcases a warm and inviting interior with beautiful architectural details, millwork, Old World textured walls, travertine tile and cherry wood floors, and high ceilings. Monica Lander, The Mercury News, "Sponsored: Bask in the comfort of this Mediterranean-style home’s serene aura and beautiful architectural details in Los Gatos," 5 June 2019

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First Known Use of millwork

1865, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of millwork was in 1865

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