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upholsterer

[ uhp-hohl-ster-er, uh-pohl- ]
/ ʌpˈhoʊl stər ər, əˈpoʊl- /
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noun
a person whose business it is to upholster furniture and, sometimes, to furnish and put in place hangings, curtains, carpets, etc.
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Origin of upholsterer

1605–15; earlier upholster in same sense (see uphold, -ster) + -er1

OTHER WORDS FROM upholsterer

re·up·hol·ster·er, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for upholsterer

upholsterer
/ (ʌpˈhəʊlstərə) /

noun
a person who upholsters furniture as a profession

Word Origin for upholsterer

C17: from upholster small furniture dealer; see uphold, -ster, -er 1
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