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breakfront

[ breyk-fruhnt ]
/ ˈbreɪkˌfrʌnt /
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adjective
(of a cabinet, bookcase, etc.) having a central section extending forward from those at either side.
noun
a cabinet or the like having such a front.
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Origin of breakfront

First recorded in 1925–30; break + front
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British Dictionary definitions for breakfront

breakfront
/ (ˈbreɪkˌfrʌnt) /

adjective
(prenominal) (of a bookcase, bureau, etc) having a slightly projecting central section
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