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cabinetmaker

[kab-uh-nit-mey-ker] /ˈkæb ə nɪtˌmeɪ kər/
noun
1.
a person who makes fine furniture and other woodwork.
Origin
1675-1685
1675-85; cabinet + maker
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British Dictionary definitions for cabinet-maker

cabinet-maker

noun
1.
a craftsman specializing in the making of fine furniture
Derived Forms
cabinet-making, noun
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Word Origin and History for cabinet-maker
n.

1680s, from cabinet + maker.

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