millwork
noun Date: 1865 woodwork (as doors, sashes, or trim) manufactured at a mill

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  • Millwork — is any woodmill produced building construction interior finish components such as doors, window casing, baseboard, mantels, and crown molding.[1] Traditionally manufactured from milled wood, modern millwork is also manufactured from high pressure …   Wikipedia

  • Millwork — Mill work , n. 1. The shafting, gearing, and other driving machinery of mills. [1913 Webster] 2. The business of setting up or of operating mill machinery. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • millwork — (n.) 1770, from MILL (Cf. mill) (n.1) + WORK (Cf. work) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • millwork — ☆ millwork [mil′wʉrk΄ ] n. 1. doors, window sashes, moldings, etc. made in a planing mill 2. work done in a mill millworker n …   English World dictionary

  • millwork — /mil werrk /, n. 1. ready made carpentry work from a mill. 2. work done in a mill. 3. profiled or finished woodwork, as moldings or lattices. Also, mill work. [1760 70; MILL1 + WORK] * * * …   Universalium

  • millwork — noun a) any wooden object manufactured at a lumber mill b) Most especially, doors, windows, and wood trim with decorative cross section involving curves, beads, grooves, etc …   Wiktionary

  • millwork — n. woodwork, milling of wood …   English contemporary dictionary

  • millwork — mill•work [[t]ˈmɪlˌwɜrk[/t]] n. 1) bui ready made carpentry work from a mill 2) work done in a mill 3) bui finished woodwork, as moldings • Etymology: 1760–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • millwork — /ˈmɪlwɜk/ (say milwerk) noun 1. ready made carpentry work from a mill. 2. work done in a mill …   Australian English dictionary

  • millwork — noun woodwork that has been machined at a mill • Hypernyms: ↑woodwork * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun 1. a. : the setting up or operating of mill machinery b. : the …   Useful english dictionary

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