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boulle

[bool] /bul/
noun, (often initial capital letter) Furniture.
1.
buhl.
Also called boullework
[bool-wurk] /ˈbulˌwɜrk/ (Show IPA)
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boulle

/buːl/
adjective
1.
denoting or relating to a type of marquetry of patterned inlays of brass and tortoiseshell, occasionally with other metals such as pewter, much used on French furniture from the 17th century
noun
2.
Also called boullework. something ornamented with such marquetry
Word Origin
C18: named after André Charles Boulle (1642–1732), French cabinet-maker
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