plasterwork

[ plas-ter-wurk, plah-ster- ]
/ ˈplæs tərˌwɜrk, ˈplɑ stər- /
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noun Building Trades.

finish or ornamental work done in plaster.

Nearby words

  1. plaster of paris,
  2. plasterboard,
  3. plastered,
  4. plasterer,
  5. plastering,
  6. plastic,
  7. plastic art,
  8. plastic bomb,
  9. plastic bullet,
  10. plastic explosive

Origin of plasterwork

First recorded in 1590–1600; plaster + work

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for plasterwork

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

    Infinite Intruder|Alan Edward Nourse