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

Definition of millwork

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

Examples of millwork in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Architectural detailing and millwork can be found in every room. Dallas News, "Sharon Redd represents lakefront home in Dallas," 9 Aug. 2020 Their company, Picardie, is a busy millwork and preservation shop that handles residential, commercial and historic preservation projects throughout the area., "Meet Gambit's 40 Under 40 class of 2020," 17 Aug. 2020 With its dark millwork and rich gem tones, the formal living room strikes a decidedly moodier tone than the adjacent family room, which is separated by a pair of Victorian pocket doors that are often left open. Lauren Jones, House Beautiful, "See How This Victorian Living Room Got a Midcentury-Inspired Makeover," 28 July 2020 Mill Springs Court offers recent updates, such as fresh paint and light fixtures, along with custom millwork, plantation shutters and floor-to-ceiling bookshelves. Dallas News, "Firm’s Southlake office can help find your ‘dream home’," 12 July 2020 Within two weeks of walking into the Olympia clinic, Cline had a job at a millwork shop. Washington Post, "Walk-in clinics for opioid addiction offer meds first, fast," 18 Dec. 2019 With a pre-Civil War economy built on agriculture and slave labor, the 11 states that make up the historic South attracted low-wage industry for decades, including textiles, millwork and mining. Margaret Newkirk,, "The South, Sickest Part of a Sick America, Falls Prey to Virus," 7 May 2020 Arched ceilings, custom millwork and marble and hardwood floors are among details of note. Neal J. Leitereg, Los Angeles Times, "Hot Property newsletter: Still a good place to park it," 11 Apr. 2020 The walls were plastered, the floors scraped and sanded, the millwork and a wall of cabinets all done. New York Times, "Frequently Asked Questions and Advice," 11 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of millwork

1865, in the meaning defined above

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10 Sep 2020

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“Millwork.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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