Definition of scrollwork in English:



  • [mass noun] Decoration consisting of spiral lines or patterns, especially as cut by a scroll saw.

    • ‘A collection of beautiful custom scrollwork pieces by a true craftsman.’
    • ‘This hardwood, handmade Footstool or Plant Stand has an integrated design accented with attractive scrollwork that belies its sturdiness.’
    • ‘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.’
    wirework, fretwork, fret, latticework, lattice, grillwork, scrollwork, lacework, lace, tracery
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