Meaning of WOODWORK in English


/wood"werrk'/ , n.

1. objects or parts made of wood.

2. the interior wooden fittings, esp. of a house, as doors, stairways, or moldings.

3. come out of the woodwork , Informal. to appear or materialize suddenly and unexpectedly: Since mortgage rates declined, prospective buyers have been coming out of the woodwork.

[ 1640-50; WOOD 1 + WORK ]

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