cabinetmaker

[kab-uh-nit-mey-ker]
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noun

a person who makes fine furniture and other woodwork.

Nearby words

  1. cabinet pudding,
  2. cabinet scraper,
  3. cabinet wine,
  4. cabinet-maker,
  5. cabineteer,
  6. cabinetmaking,
  7. cabinetry,
  8. cabinetwood,
  9. cabinetwork,
  10. cabirean

Origin of cabinetmaker

First recorded in 1675–85; cabinet + maker

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British Dictionary definitions for cabinet-maker

cabinet-maker

noun

a craftsman specializing in the making of fine furniture
Derived Formscabinet-making, noun

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Word Origin and History for cabinet-maker

cabinet-maker

n.

1680s, from cabinet + maker.

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