Meaning of UPHOLSTERY in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ -st(ə-)rē ]


( plural -ster·ies )

Etymology: Middle English upholdester upholsterer, from upholden to uphold, from up + holden to hold

Date: 1597

: materials (as fabric, padding, and springs) used to make a soft covering especially for a seat

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