t chippendale

Chippendale

[chip-uhn-deyl]
noun
1.
Thomas, 1718?–79, English cabinetmaker and furniture designer.
adjective
2.
of or in the style of Thomas Chippendale.
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Chippendale (ˈtʃɪpənˌdeɪl)
 
n
1.  Thomas. ?1718--79, English cabinet-maker and furniture designer
 
adj
2.  (of furniture) designed by, made by, or in the style of Thomas Chippendale, characterized by the use of Chinese and Gothic motifs, cabriole legs, and massive carving

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Chippendale
1876, from Thomas Chippendale (c.1718-79), English cabinetmaker. The family name (13c.) is from Chippingdale, Lancashire (probably from O.E. ceaping "a market, marketplace," related to cheap). Chippendales beefcake dance revue, began late 1970s in a Los Angeles nightclub, the name said to have been chosen
for its suggestion of elegance and class.
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