upholdster
Upholsterer Up*hol"ster*er, n. [A substitution for older upholder, in OE., broker, tradesman, and formerly also written {upholster}, {upholdster}. See {Upholder}, and {-ster}.] One who provides hangings, coverings, cushions, curtains, and the like; one who upholsters. [1913 Webster]

{Upholsterer bee}. (Zo["o]l.) See {Poppy bee}, under {Poppy}. [1913 Webster]


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  • upholster — Upholsterer Up*hol ster*er, n. [A substitution for older upholder, in OE., broker, tradesman, and formerly also written {upholster}, {upholdster}. See {Upholder}, and { ster}.] One who provides hangings, coverings, cushions, curtains, and the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Upholsterer — Up*hol ster*er, n. [A substitution for older upholder, in OE., broker, tradesman, and formerly also written {upholster}, {upholdster}. See {Upholder}, and { ster}.] One who provides hangings, coverings, cushions, curtains, and the like; one who… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Upholsterer bee — Upholsterer Up*hol ster*er, n. [A substitution for older upholder, in OE., broker, tradesman, and formerly also written {upholster}, {upholdster}. See {Upholder}, and { ster}.] One who provides hangings, coverings, cushions, curtains, and the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • upholsterer — [up hōl′stər ər] n. [altered < ME upholdster, altered < upholder, dealer in small or secondhand wares < upholden, to repair (< up ,UP + holden, to keep, HOLD1): see STER] a person whose business is upholstering furniture …   English World dictionary

  • up|hol|ster|er — «uhp HOHL stuhr uhr», noun. a person whose business is to cover furniture and provide it with cushions, springs, and stuffing, and sometimes also to furnish and put in place curtains and rugs. ╂[alteration of earlier upholdster tradesman <… …   Useful english dictionary

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