upholsterer

upholsterer
upholsterer [up hōl′stər ər]
n.
[altered < ME upholdster, altered < upholder, dealer in small or secondhand wares < upholden, to repair (< up-,UP- + holden, to keep, HOLD1): see -STER]
a person whose business is upholstering furniture

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  • Upholsterer — Up*hol ster*er, n. [A substitution for older upholder, in OE., broker, tradesman, and formerly also written {upholster}, {upholdster}. See {Upholder}, and { ster}.] One who provides hangings, coverings, cushions, curtains, and the like; one who… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • upholsterer — [[t]ʌpho͟ʊlstərə(r)[/t]] upholsterers N COUNT An upholsterer is someone whose job is to make and fit the soft covering on chairs and seats …   English dictionary

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  • upholsterer bee — noun : leaf cutting bee * * * upholsterer bee, any one of various bees which cut small, regularly shaped pieces of leaves or flower petals to use as a lining for their cells …   Useful english dictionary

  • upholsterer — noun see upholster …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • upholsterer — /up hohl steuhr euhr, euh pohl /, n. a person whose business it is to upholster furniture and, sometimes, to furnish and put in place hangings, curtains, carpets, etc. [1605 15; earlier upholster in same sense (see UPHOLD, STER) + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • upholsterer — noun A craftsman who upholsters furniture …   Wiktionary

  • upholsterer — up|hol|ster|er [ʌpˈhəulstərə US ˈhoulstərər] n someone whose job is to cover chairs with material …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • upholsterer — up hol·ster·er || ÊŒp həʊlstÉ™rÉ™(r) n. one who upholsters, one who cushions and covers furniture …   English contemporary dictionary

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