Definitions for chippendaleˈtʃɪp ənˌdeɪl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Chip•pen•daleˈtʃɪp ənˌdeɪl(n.)

  1. Thomas, 1718?–79, English cabinetmaker and furniture designer.

    Category: Biography

  2. (adj.)of or in the style of furniture of Thomas Chippendale, characterized by curved lines, carving, and elements from Gothic, Chinese, and French sources.

    Category: Furniture

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Chippendale, Thomas Chippendale(adj)

    a British cabinetmaker remembered for his graceful designs (especially of chairs) which influenced his contemporaries (1718-1779)

  2. Chippendale(adj)

    of or relating to an 18th-century style of furniture made by Thomas Chippendale; graceful outlines and Greek motifs and massive rococo carvings

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