boulle

boulle

[bool]
noun (often initial capital letter) Furniture.
Also called boullework [bool-wurk] .
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boulle, boule or buhl (buːl)
 
adj
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
 
n
2.  Also called: boullework something ornamented with such marquetry
 
[C18: named after André Charles Boulle (1642--1732), French cabinet-maker]
 
boule, boule or buhl
 
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[C18: named after André Charles Boulle (1642--1732), French cabinet-maker]
 
buhl, boule or buhl
 
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[C18: named after André Charles Boulle (1642--1732), French cabinet-maker]

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