sheraton


sheraton

noun

  1. Thomas,1751–1806, English cabinetmaker and furniture designer.

adjective

  1. of the style of furniture designed by Sheraton.

noun

  1. Thomas. 1751–1806, English furniture maker, author of the influential Cabinet-Maker and Upholsterer’s Drawing Book (1791)

adjective

  1. denoting furniture made by or in the style of Thomas Sheraton

severe style of late 18c. English furniture, 1883, from name of cabinetmaker Thomas Sheraton (1751-1806). The family name is from a place in Durham, late Old English Scurufatun (c.1040), probably “farmstead of a man called Skurfa” (an old Scandinavian personal name). The hotel chain dates from 1937 and has no obvious direct connection.

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