scrollwork

[skrohl-wurk]

Origin of scrollwork

First recorded in 1730–40; scroll + work
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scrollwork

noun
  1. ornamental work in scroll-like patterns, esp when done with a scroll saw
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Word Origin and History for scrollwork
n.

1822, from scroll (n.) + work (n.).

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