Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Works made from copper.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Work executed in copper, or the part of any structure wrought in copper.
  • n. In candy-making, the copper kettles; pans, caldrons, and other vessels collectively in which syrups, pastes, conserves, etc., are boiled or otherwise treated in cooking candy.

Etymologies

copper +‎ work (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The owner has family connections to Santa Clara, and will do custom copperwork.

    La Paz, Baja California Sur

  • The president of the organization expressed an interest in having someone from Santa Clara or other traditional copperwork town come to Colorado and do a demonstration for the members.

    Coppersmiths in Santa Clara del Cobre, Michoacan

  • Santa Clara de Cobre, in Micheocan, is famous for copperwork, but I have not been there yet.

    Authentic craft sources

  • "You needed six men to carry a bit of copperwork?"

    Fiddler Fair

  • There is a rather ornate fender, with an elaborate copper scrollwork design, and his account was that he came down with all his weight upon this, in such a way that part of the copperwork pierced his throat.

    Brood of the Witch-Queen

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