upholster

[ uhp-hohl-ster, uh-pohl- ]
/ ʌpˈhoʊl stər, əˈpoʊl- /

verb (used with object)

to provide (chairs, sofas, etc.) with coverings, cushions, stuffing, springs, etc.
to furnish (an interior) with hangings, curtains, carpets, or the like.

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Origin of upholster

1850–55, Americanism; back formation from upholsterer

OTHER WORDS FROM upholster

re·up·hol·ster, verb (used with object)un·up·hol·stered, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for upholster

upholster
/ (ʌpˈhəʊlstə) /

verb

(tr) to fit (chairs, sofas, etc) with padding, springs, webbing, and covering
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