- a person who makes fine furniture and other woodwork.
Origin of cabinetmaker
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Examples from the Web for cabinet-maker
So forthwith she ordered the carriage, and drove to the cabinet-maker's.
The cabinet-maker said it could not be finished in less than six weeks more.The Peasant and the Prince
Mr. Rankin, the cabinet-maker, has been with me till just now.The Squirrel-Cage
I was born in 1797, near Bristol, and was apprenticed to a cabinet-maker.The Lonely Island
I was a cabinet-maker once, though you wouldn't think it to look at me.Harding's luck
E. [Edith] Nesbit
- a craftsman specializing in the making of fine furniture
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Word Origin and History for cabinet-maker
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