How many departed monks were required to upholster these six parlors?
Deprive my figure of all drapery, or upholster it like a window-frame.
Under these conditions my Scolia-grubs contrive at most to upholster their little pit with a thick down of reddish silk.
In the afternoon with the upholster seeing him do things to my mind, and to my content he did fit my chamber and my wife's.
It would have been plain to any eye that it had cost something to upholster these women.
By no means an attractive piece of flesh and blood, and yet a good sample of the class that go to upholster a seraglio.
To upholster a chair seat, a frame should first be made of the shape shown in Fig. 298, C.
1853, back-formation from upholsterer "tradesman who finishes or repairs articles of furniture" (1610s), from upholdester (early 15c.), formed with a diminutive (originally fem.) suffix, from obsolete Middle English noun upholder "dealer in small goods" (early 14c.), from upholden "to repair, uphold, keep from falling or sinking" (in this case, by stuffing); see uphold.