or mill work

[ mil-wurk ]
/ ˈmɪlˌwɜrk /


ready-made carpentry work from a mill.
work done in a mill.
profiled or finished woodwork, as moldings or lattices.

Origin of millwork

First recorded in 1760–70; mill1 + work Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for millwork

  • A considerable quantity finds a market as interior finish and other millwork.

    American Forest Trees|Henry H. Gibson
  • The parlour and front room on the second floor were furnished with bay windows decorated with some meaningless sort of millwork.

British Dictionary definitions for millwork

/ (ˈmɪlˌwɜːk) /


work done in a mill
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