upholster

Definitions

  • Claw-Hammer.  Riveting-Hammer.  Upholster's Hammer.  Magnetized Hammer.  Veneering-Hammer
    Claw-Hammer. Riveting-Hammer. Upholster's Hammer. Magnetized Hammer. Veneering-Hammer
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v upholster provide furniture with padding, springs, webbing, and covers
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Upholster A broker.
    • Upholster An upholsterer.
    • v. t Upholster To furnish (rooms, carriages, bedsteads, chairs, etc.) with hangings, coverings, cushions, etc.; to adorn with furnishings in cloth, velvet, silk, etc.; as, to upholster a couch; to upholster a room with curtains.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • upholster To furnish with hangings, curtains, carpets, and the like, and, by extension, with furniture of different kinds.
    • upholster To provide with textile coverings, together with cushions, stuffing, springs, etc., as a chair or sofa.
    • upholster Hence To provide with any covering.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Upholster to furnish furniture with stuffing, springs, &c., to provide with curtains, &c
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Upholsterer

Usage

In literature:

Before the window stood a large Voltaire chair, upholstered in tapestry.
"Nobody's Girl" by Hector Malot
It knows how soft the pupa's flesh will be and upholsters the bedroom with velvet.
"The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles" by Jean Henri Fabre
I entered the cabin, and by dint of groping I reached the upholstered couch at the back.
"Hurricane Island" by H. B. Marriott Watson
She put her head against the upholstered back of the seat and dozed.
"The Comings of Cousin Ann" by Emma Speed Sampson
She was lying sideways now, in the depths of a large armchair, her cheek cushioned on the upholstered wings.
"The Dark Star" by Robert W. Chambers
Plain wooden furniture is better than upholstered furniture which collects and holds the dust.
"Scouting For Girls, Official Handbook of the Girl Scouts" by Girl Scouts
The Upholder is really an upholster, or upholsterer, who now supplies furniture, beds, and such-like goods.
"Memorials of Old London" by Various
An upholstering tack is driven into the end of the circular piece, as pictured.
"Boys' Book of Model Boats" by Raymond Francis Yates
Everard, the upholster, 34/13.
"Dialogues in French and English" by William Caxton
Heat an upholstering spindle and with it repeatedly heated, melt the wax and cotton into crease of closed lips.
"Taxidermy" by Leon Luther Pray
But I can't make up my mind how to upholster it.
"The Crimson Tide" by Robert W. Chambers
Every passenger had a velvet upholstered arm-chair.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 98, March 15, 1890" by Various
Chairs of unexplainable framework were upholstered with fabrics of studied delirium.
"The Cup of Fury" by Rupert Hughes
Easy chairs, some of them leather upholstered, stood about in every available corner.
"Gold" by Stewart White
Presently he settled himself comfortably on an upholstered seat and then without more ado fell sound asleep.
"When the Cock Crows" by Waldron Baily
Otherwise, and except for three upholstered chairs, the room was bare.
"Freudian Slip" by Franklin Abel
Elaborate, carved, or upholstered furniture is unsuitable in a sick room, but if it must be used it should have washable covers.
"American Red Cross Text-Book on Home Hygiene and Care of the Sick" by Jane A. Delano
A new carpet for the aisle and the pulpit chairs upholstered!
"Janice Day" by Helen Beecher Long
On each side of the table were half a dozen chairs of early Victorian design upholstered in leather that had once been green.
"The Heart of a Woman" by Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
This is the heart of Bengal, and uncommonly well upholstered.
"From Sea to Sea" by Rudyard Kipling
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In poetry:

You sit upon our home-upholstered chair
And talk of matters wonderful and strange,
Of books, and travel, customs old which dare
The gods of Time and Change.
"To One Who Comes Now And Then" by Francis Ledwidge
But loud 'oorays don't 'arf ixpress my rage
When Danny comes upholstered fer the jig.
I've seen it on the stage,
Rat comic rig;
But never at a country dance before
'Ave I seen sich crook duds as Danny wore.
"The Dance" by C J Dennis

In news:

The chemical, Firemaster 550, is widely used on upholstered furniture sold in California.
The podium sat atop a makeshift platform and faced countless rows of brown upholstered seats.
Trend Lab recalls children's upholstered chairs.
It is a dying art, but one Orland family continues to upholster furniture and vehicles even in a poor economy.
Sending an upholstered couch or chair to be recovered when the fabric gets torn can sometimes cost as much as buying a new piece of furniture.
Use a whisk broom to remove the dust that collects on top of the back and arms of upholstered furniture.
Although we didn't know it back then, our family's home business really began several years ago when Billy (my husband) and I upholstered some of our own furniture to save money.
Although we didn't know it back then, our family's upholstery business really began several years ago when Billy (my husband) and I upholstered some of our own furniture to save money.
I trained as an upholsterer so I've got some lovely upholstered pieces.
These were the main fashion statements emerging from the upholstered furniture shown at the International Home Furnishings Market here last week.
And with the KDP Lifestyle store, at street level below the suites, where you can browse through an eclectic mix of upholstered furniture , artwork and home furnishings handpicked by Parker.
Goldie was a retired Upholster and a member of the Church of Christ.
She will also lick upholstered furniture, such as a couch, until the area she licks becomes soaked.
Textured fabrics, vibrant colors and fresh designs can liven up any space when upholstered furnishings are redone.
For years, the moderately priced, made-in-America sofas and upholstered chairs turned out by Lancer Inc battled not only competitors but bigger economic forces.
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