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cabinetmaking

[ kab-uh-nit-mey-king ]
/ ˈkæb ə nɪtˌmeɪ kɪŋ /
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noun

the manufacture of fine furniture and other woodwork.
the occupation or craft of a cabinetmaker.

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Origin of cabinetmaking

First recorded in 1805–15; cabinet + making
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Example sentences from the Web for cabinetmaking

  • He regretted he hadn't learned another trade, something more pleasant, something less dangerous, maybe cabinetmaking.

    L'Assommoir|Emile Zola
  • Often without capital to pursue his cabinetmaking he fell back on his aptitude for drawing, and gave lessons in design.

  • It was all that remained with him from his former occupation of cabinetmaking.

    L'Assommoir|Emile Zola
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