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house furnishings

plural noun
the furnishings of a household, as rugs, chairs, or draperies.
Origin of house furnishings
First recorded in 1900-05 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The wreckage of rafters and beams and house furnishings provided abundant supplies of wood and for fires.

    Those Times And These Irvin S. Cobb
  • To-day there is a general transformation in the matter of house furnishings.

    The Montessori Method Maria Montessori
  • The Kabyle comes of a comparatively wealthy class, but his house furnishings are very meagre.

  • The most familiar branch of the installment business is the sale of house furnishings and pianos.

  • You told me to blow it on myselfnot to put a dollar of it into house furnishings.

    The Boss of Wind River David Goodger (
  • Taste in house furnishings or in clothes or in selecting a cook, is as nothing compared to taste in people!

    Etiquette Emily Post
  • Practical applications of the color top are already being made, as for example, in the selection of house furnishings.

    Elementary Color Milton Bradley
  • For house furnishings, we used at first, to the best advantage we could, the things we had brought from Macon.

  • That took us into house furnishings, and I gave her ideas by the score.

    The Harbor Ernest Poole
  • Mr. Dunne, it appeared, was buying some house furnishings, and wanted Sheila's advice.

    Desert Conquest A. M. Chisholm

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