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[plas-ter-wurk, plah-ster-]
noun Building Trades.
  1. finish or ornamental work done in plaster.
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Origin of plasterwork

First recorded in 1590–1600; plaster + work
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Examples from the Web for plasterwork

Historical Examples

  • The slugs from the gun must be in the building—embedded in the plasterwork somewhere.

    Infinite Intruder

    Alan Edward Nourse