from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Objects made of or work done in wood, especially wooden interior fittings in a house, as moldings, doors, staircases, or windowsills.
- idiom out of the woodwork Out of obscurity or a place of seclusion: People were coming out of the woodwork to apply for the desirable job.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Something made from wood.
- n. Wood product.
- n. Working with wood.
- n. A workshop or factory devoted to making wood products.
- n. A place of concealment or obscurity.
- n. The frame of the goal, i.e. the goalpost or crossbar.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Work made of wood; that part of any structure which is wrought of wood.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Objects, or parts of objects, made of wood; that which is produced by the carpenters' or joiners' art: generally applied to details rather than to complete structures: as, the woodwork of a house (that is, the inner fittings, etc.).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. work made of wood; especially moldings or stairways or furniture
- n. the craft of a carpenter: making things out of wood
The walls are crimson, the woodwork is a creamy ivory.
Diverse woodwork is presented at Manu-Koko, a group of artisans that make carvings from Mahogany, Teak, Mangrove, and Saria.
Also on exhibit, Bosko's woodwork is an homage to House of Witco, a design group which created Elvis Presley's Jungle Room at Graceland and the Playboy pool in Chicago.
The third chair (ex-bistro type) looks a bit fragile at the moment and needs to have its front right "pied" examined, then, all depends whether the general state of woodwork is healthy enough before any renovation work, of course.
The one occupied by the NCOs is a perfect example of artistic skill in woodwork, looking like any pleasant living-room during day-time but being transformed into a tidy bedroom in a few minutes by lowering ingenious folding-beds from the wall.
I am actually sort of embarassed to admit this, but this whole blogosphere-wide DELURK NOW OR COWER IN SHAME peer-pressure effort to bring lurkers out of the woodwork is really kind of fun.
Yes, I have been to Padmanaburam palace but the woodwork is vague in my memory.
There are three thick bars, each set stoutly in woodwork nearly as hard as iron itself, and we want to do this work so carefully that it will not be noticeable should anyone enter the room.
But in the midst of the visitors 'dominance Niko Kranjcar rattled the Albion woodwork from a short corner before Jermaine Pennant, the only real first-half threat to the Baggies, teed up Younes Kaboul to give Pompey an unlikely half-time lead.
Daniella Zalcman for The Wall Street Journal The woodwork, which is original to the home, took five months to restore and includes African cherry, quarter-sawn oak, birds-eye maple and mahogany.
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