These used to be thriving places, where people bought furniture and other household goods.
It was an age of household furniture, tea-drinking and sensibility.
She pictures the furniture, the household equipment, the streets and markets.
Next, measure the pieces of furniture that you intend to place in the room.
It is home to an annual fiddlers' convention and, less happily, a huddle of textile and furniture factories.
Your average furniture upholstery is surrounded by strong smells, including human feet, animal hair and spilled food bits.
The wood resisted rot and warping, making it a favorite for fencing, utility poles and furniture.
US manufacturers are exploring an innovative way of making clothing, furniture upholstery, and other products from corn.
When the square feet aren't adjustable, make sure your furniture and fixtures are.
During the past decade, furniture designers have tried to part the sea of cubicles and encourage sociability-without going nuts.
British Dictionary definitions for furniture
the movable, generally functional, articles that equip a room, house, etc
the equipment necessary for a ship, factory, etc
(printing) lengths of wood, plastic, or metal, used in assembling formes to create the blank areas and to surround the type
the wooden parts of a rifle
(obsolete) the full armour, trappings, etc, for a man and horse
the attitudes or characteristics that are typical of a person or thing the furniture of the murderer's mind
(informal) part of the furniture, someone or something that is so long established in an environment as to be accepted as an integral part of it he has been here so long that he is part of the furniture
1520s, "act of furnishing," from M.Fr. fourniture, from fournir "furnish." Sense of "chairs, tables, etc.; household stuff" (1570s) is unique to English; most other European languages derive their words for this from L. mobile "movable."