Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Embellishment with a scroll motif, especially ornamentation executed in wood with a scroll saw.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Ornamental work of any kind in which scrolls, or lines of scroll-like character, are an element

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Ornamentation in a scroll pattern, especially in woodwork.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

scroll +‎ work

Examples

  • Stacked, with ribbon or simple scrollwork, which is very, very popular, "he said.

    Stories: Local News

  • Stacked, with ribbon or simple scrollwork, which is very, very popular, "he said.

    Stories: Local News

  • He swiveled around, looking past green-shuttered doorways, past night-pooled balconies with pots of ferns and roses and geraniums hanging from their black iron scrollwork, the flowers perfuming the humid air, and toward the restless flickers of neon on Bourbon.

    Etched in Bone

  • I grab and miss the top rail and my right hand gets caught in the lower scrollwork and the flat rusted edge of the iron scrapes clear across my palm.

    The Kitchen Daughter

  • The massive wooden doors, intricately carved with ornate scrollwork and inlaid with green-veined ruatinite, dominated the courtyard.

    Star Trek: Typhon Pact: Rough Beasts of Empire

  • He swiveled around, looking past green-shuttered doorways, past night-pooled balconies with pots of ferns and roses and geraniums hanging from their black iron scrollwork, the flowers perfuming the humid air, and toward the restless flickers of neon on Bourbon.

    Etched in Bone

  • Angelica points up and shows them the scrollwork along the ceiling, which makes them ooh and aah.

    The Kitchen Daughter

  • I stand on the marble porch and lay my hand on the cold iron scrollwork of the stair railing.

    The Kitchen Daughter

  • The massive wooden doors, intricately carved with ornate scrollwork and inlaid with green-veined ruatinite, dominated the courtyard.

    Star Trek: Typhon Pact: Rough Beasts of Empire

  • The massive wooden doors, intricately carved with ornate scrollwork and inlaid with green-veined ruatinite, dominated the courtyard.

    Star Trek: Typhon Pact: Rough Beasts of Empire

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