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breakfront

[breyk-fruhnt] /ˈbreɪkˌfrʌnt/
adjective
1.
(of a cabinet, bookcase, etc.) having a central section extending forward from those at either side.
noun
2.
a cabinet or the like having such a front.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; break + front
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  • Border patrol, breakfront, swivel or clamshell holsters are not allowed for use.
  • Original mantels in the dining room and an upstairs bedroom are pilaster types with breakfront shelves.
British Dictionary definitions for breakfront

breakfront

/ˈbreɪkˌfrʌnt/
adjective
1.
(prenominal) (of a bookcase, bureau, etc) having a slightly projecting central section
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