cabinetmaker

[kab-uh-nit-mey-ker]

Origin of cabinetmaker

First recorded in 1675–85; cabinet + maker
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cabinet-maker

noun
  1. a craftsman specializing in the making of fine furniture
Derived Formscabinet-making, noun
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Word Origin and History for cabinet-maker
n.

1680s, from cabinet + maker.

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