As she ducked out of the Sheraton fundraiser, she met a group of women coming at her on the up escalator.
Then she blacked out the name of the woman who had spent the night at the Sheraton Hotel.
severe style of late 18c. English furniture, 1883, from name of cabinetmaker Thomas Sheraton (1751-1806). The family name is from a place in Durham, late Old English Scurufatun (c.1040), probably "farmstead of a man called Skurfa" (an old Scandinavian personal name). The hotel chain dates from 1937 and has no obvious direct connection.