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  1. fine furniture or other woodwork, as cabinets, chests, shelves, etc.
  2. cabinetmaking.
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Origin of cabinetwork

An Americanism dating back to 1725–35; cabinet + work
Related formscab·i·net·work·er, noun
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Examples from the Web for cabinetwork

Historical Examples of 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


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