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Ornamental work or moldings or a finish done in stucco.

stuc′co·work′er n.
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(ˈstʌk oʊˌwɜrk)

moldings, decorative work, or a finish made of stucco.
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Chapters address the activities of the individual trades (after discussion of organizational patterns and building contracts): carpentry, joinery, the timber trade, wall construction, brickwork, stone, roofing, the glazier and window patterns, plastering and stuccowork, and painting.
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Daylight pours in through a triple row of windows, illuminating the intricate stuccowork and golden ornamentation.