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metalwork

[met-l-wurk]
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noun
  1. objects made of metal.
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Origin of metalwork

First recorded in 1840–50; metal + work
Related formsmet·al·work·er, noun
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Examples from the Web for metalwork

Historical Examples

  • An order came to take away all the bells of the churches and all the metalwork.

    From Bapaume to Passchendaele, 1917

    Philip Gibbs

  • At Amiens is an example dating from 1526,—a long life for a piece of metalwork in so exposed a position.

  • Sixteen feet from bow to stern, its new coat of white was satin smooth, and its metalwork gleamed in the morning sun.

  • Something to do with metalwork, aluminum, something like that, I believe.

    Warren Commission (11 of 26): Hearings Vol. XI (of 15)

    The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy

  • It was well cleaned; its lamps and other metalwork shone brilliantly; it was a very handsome vehicle.

    The Search Party

    G. A. Birmingham


British Dictionary definitions for metalwork

metalwork

noun
  1. the craft of working in metal
  2. work in metal or articles made from metal
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