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[mass noun] Decoration consisting of spiral lines or patterns, especially as cut by a scroll saw.
wirework, fretwork, fret, latticework, lattice, grillwork, scrollwork, lacework, lace, traceryView synonyms
- ‘A collection of beautiful custom scrollwork pieces by a true craftsman.’
- ‘I would like at this point to call attention to a couple of blacksmiths from whom I have learned a great deal about scroll work.’
- ‘This hardwood, handmade Footstool or Plant Stand has an integrated design accented with attractive scrollwork that belies its sturdiness.’
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