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/ ˈwʊdˌwɜrk /
objects or parts made of wood.
the interior wooden fittings, especially of a house, as doors, stairways, or moldings.
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come out of the woodwork, Informal. to appear or materialize suddenly and unexpectedly: Since mortgage rates declined, prospective buyers have been coming out of the woodwork.
Origin of woodwork
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/ (ˈwʊdˌwɜːk) /
the art, craft, or skill of making things in wood; carpentry
components made of wood, such as doors, staircases, etc
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