noun Date: 1732 finished woodwork made by a cabinetmaker

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Cabinetwork — Cab i*net*work ( w[^u]rk ), n. The art or occupation of working upon wooden furniture requiring nice workmanship; also, such furniture. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cabinetwork — ☆ cabinetwork [kab′əni trēkab′ə nit wʉrk΄ ] n. 1. articles made by a cabinetmaker 2. the work or art of a cabinetmaker: Also cabinetry [kab′əni trē] …   English World dictionary

  • cabinetwork — cabinetworker, n. /kab euh nit werrk /, n. 1. fine furniture or other woodwork, as cabinets, chests, shelves, etc. 2. cabinetmaking. [1725 35, Amer.; CABINET + WORK] * * * …   Universalium

  • cabinetwork — noun a) furniture made by a cabinetmaker b) cabinetmaking …   Wiktionary

  • cabinetwork — n. excellent woodwork; cabinetmaking …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cabinetwork — cab•i•net•work [[t]ˈkæb ə nɪtˌwɜrk[/t]] n. fur fine furniture or other woodwork • Etymology: 1725–35, amer. cab′i•net•work er, n …   From formal English to slang

  • cabinetwork — /ˈkæbnətwɜk/ (say kabnuhtwerk) noun 1. the making of fine furniture, etc. 2. the product made …   Australian English dictionary

  • cabinetwork — noun 1. woodwork finished by hand by a cabinetmaker • Hypernyms: ↑woodwork 2. the craft of making furniture (especially furniture of high quality) • Syn: ↑cabinetry • Topics: ↑furniture, ↑piece of furniture, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • ebony — /eb euh nee/, n., pl. ebonies, adj. n. 1. a hard, heavy, durable wood, most highly prized when black, from various tropical trees of the genus Diospyros, as D. ebenum of southern India and Sri Lanka, used for cabinetwork, ornamental objects, etc …   Universalium

  • yew — yew1 /yooh/, n. 1. any of several evergreen, coniferous trees and shrubs of the genera Taxus and Torreya, constituting the family Taxaceae, of the Old World, North America, and Japan, having needlelike or scalelike foliage and seeds enclosed in a …   Universalium

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