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upholsterer

[uhp-hohl-ster-er, uh-pohl-] /ʌpˈhoʊl stər ər, əˈpoʊl-/
noun
1.
a person whose business it is to upholster furniture and, sometimes, to furnish and put in place hangings, curtains, carpets, etc.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15; earlier upholster in same sense (see uphold, -ster) + -er1
Related forms
reupholsterer, noun
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Examples from the web for upholsterer
  • And if you want to know about heart disease, ask and upholsterer.
  • He became a skilled furniture upholsterer before leaving high school.
  • Fill the box loosely with upholsterer's cotton or short lengths of unraveled string.
British Dictionary definitions for upholsterer

upholsterer

/ʌpˈhəʊlstərə/
noun
1.
a person who upholsters furniture as a profession
Word Origin
C17: from upholster small furniture dealer; see uphold, -ster, -er1
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