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Eames

[eemz]
noun
  1. Charles,1907–78, U.S. furniture designer and architect.
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  • The one was Jowett; the other, an older, stouter man, must be Farmer Eames.

    Great Uncle Hoot-Toot

    Mrs. Molesworth

  • She was not so cross as she might have been, and Mrs. Eames had not yet appeared.

    Great Uncle Hoot-Toot

    Mrs. Molesworth

  • I hope you will aid me in persuading Mrs. Eames to come with you.

    As I Remember

    Marian Gouverneur

  • Sir Evelyn took no more interest in Mrs. Eames than he did in the vicar.

    The Smuggler's Cave

    George A. Birmingham

  • It's not to be expected that you would know Mrs. Eames or the vicar.

    The Smuggler's Cave

    George A. Birmingham


Word Origin and History for eames

Eames

1946, type of modern office chair, named for U.S. architect and designer Charles Eames (1907-1978).

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