Duncan Phyfe

[duhng-kuh n fahyf]

adjective

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

Phyfe

[fahyf]

noun

Duncan,1768–1854, U.S. cabinetmaker, born in Scotland.
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British Dictionary definitions for duncan phyfe

Duncan Phyfe

Duncan Fife

noun

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

Phyfe

Fife

noun

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