Duncan Phyfe

[ duhng-kuh n fahyf ]
/ ˈdʌŋ kən ˈfaɪf /

adjective

of, relating to, or resembling the furniture made by Duncan Phyfe, especially the earlier pieces in the Sheraton and Directoire styles.

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Definition for duncan phyfe (2 of 2)

Phyfe
[ fahyf ]
/ faɪf /

noun

Duncan,1768–1854, U.S. cabinetmaker, born in Scotland.
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British Dictionary definitions for duncan phyfe (1 of 2)

Duncan Phyfe

Duncan Fife

/ (ˈdʌŋkən ˌfaɪf) /

noun

(modifier) US carpentry of or in the manner of Duncan Phyfe, esp in that which followed the Sheraton and Directoire styles

British Dictionary definitions for duncan phyfe (2 of 2)

Phyfe

Fife

/ (faɪf) /

noun

Duncan. ?1768–1854, US cabinet-maker, born in Scotland
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