[ duhng-kuh n fahyf ]
/ ˈdʌŋ kən ˈfaɪf /
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)
[ fahyf ]
/ faɪf /
Duncan,1768–1854, U.S. cabinetmaker, born in Scotland.
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British Dictionary definitions for duncan phyfe (1 of 2)
/ (ˈdʌŋkən ˌfaɪf) /
(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)
/ (faɪf) /
Duncan. ?1768–1854, US cabinet-maker, born in Scotland
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