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scrollwork

[ skrohl-wurk ]
/ ˈskroʊlˌwɜrk /
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noun

decorative work in which scroll forms figure prominently.
ornamental work cut out with a scroll saw.

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Origin of scrollwork

First recorded in 1730–40; scroll + work
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British Dictionary definitions for scrollwork

scrollwork
/ (ˈskrəʊlˌwɜːk) /

noun

ornamental work in scroll-like patterns, esp when done with a scroll saw
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