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Date: 1600-1700
Origin: upholster 'dealer in small goods, upholsterer' (15-18 centuries), from uphold

upholstery

noun
     
Related topics: Furniture, Material, Textiles
up‧hol‧ster‧y [uncountable]
1DHFTIM material used to cover chairs
2DHF the process of covering chairs with material

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