[uhp-hohl-stuh-ree, -stree, uh-pohl-]
- the materials used to cushion and cover furniture.
- the business of an upholsterer.
Origin of upholstery
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- the padding, covering, etc, of a piece of furniture
- the business, work, or craft of upholstering
Word Origin and History for reupholstery
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