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[ kab-uh-nit-wurk ]
/ ˈkæb ə nɪtˌwɜrk /


fine furniture or other woodwork, as cabinets, chests, shelves, etc.

Nearby words

cabineteer, cabinetmaker, cabinetmaking, cabinetry, cabinetwood, cabinetwork, cabirean, cabiri, cabiric, cabiritic, cable

Origin of cabinetwork

An Americanism dating back to 1725–35; cabinet + work
Related formscab·i·net·work·er, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for cabinetwork

  • It is marked with dark stripes, and is much used in some places for picture frames and cabinetwork.

    Catalogue of Economic Plants in the Collection of the U. S. Department of Agriculture|William Saunders

British Dictionary definitions for cabinetwork


/ (ˈkæbɪnɪtˌwɜːk) /


the making of furniture, esp of fine quality
an article made by a cabinet-maker
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