Meaning of UPHOLSTERY in English

UPHOLSTERY

up ‧ hol ‧ ster ‧ y /ʌpˈhəʊlst ə ri $ -ˈhoʊl-/ BrE AmE noun [uncountable]

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

1 . material used to cover chairs

2 . the process of covering chairs with material

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.