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cheveret

[ shev-rit, shev-ret ]
/ ˈʃɛv rɪt, ʃɛvˈrɛt /
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noun

a small English table of the 18th century, having an oblong top, one or two rows of drawers, and slender legs joined near the bottom by a shelf.

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Also sheveret.

Origin of cheveret

Perhaps alteration of French chevaletchevalet
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Example sentences from the Web for cheveret

  • For our mess we had the good luck to find a most charming and simple welcome at the house of good Monsieur Cheveret.

  • We sat at table around the lamp, and good Maman Cheveret had just brought in the steaming soup.

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