piece of furniture


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Noun1.piece of furniture - furnishings that make a room or other area ready for occupancypiece of furniture - furnishings that make a room or other area ready for occupancy; "they had too much furniture for the small apartment"; "there was only one piece of furniture in the room"
cabinetry, cabinetwork - the craft of making furniture (especially furniture of high quality)
Americana - any artifact (such as books or furniture or art) that is distinctive of America
baby bed, baby's bed - a small bed for babies; enclosed by sides to prevent the baby from falling
bedroom furniture - furniture intended for use in a bedroom
bedframe, bedstead - the framework of a bed
bookcase - a piece of furniture with shelves for storing books
buffet, sideboard, counter - a piece of furniture that stands at the side of a dining room; has shelves and drawers
cabinet - a piece of furniture resembling a cupboard with doors and shelves and drawers; for storage or display
chest of drawers, dresser, bureau, chest - furniture with drawers for keeping clothes
dining-room furniture - furniture intended for use in a dining room
etagere - a piece of furniture with open shelves for displaying small ornaments
fitment - any of the items furnishing or equipping a room (especially built-in furniture); "she liked the kitchen fitments"
furnishing - (usually plural) the instrumentalities (furniture and appliances and other movable accessories including curtains and rugs) that make a home (or other area) livable
hallstand - a piece of furniture where coats and hats and umbrellas can be hung; usually has a mirror
lamp - a piece of furniture holding one or more electric light bulbs
lawn furniture - furniture intended for use on a lawn or in a garden
nest - furniture pieces made to fit close together
office furniture - furniture intended for use in an office
rosemaling - a Scandinavian style of carved or painted decoration (as on furniture or walls or dinnerware) consisting of floral motifs
seat - furniture that is designed for sitting on; "there were not enough seats for all the guests"
sectional - a piece of furniture made up of sections that can be arranged individually or together
Sheraton - a furniture style that originated in England around 1800; simple in design with straight lines and classical ornamentation
sleeper - a piece of furniture that can be opened up into a bed
table - a piece of furniture having a smooth flat top that is usually supported by one or more vertical legs; "it was a sturdy table"
table - a piece of furniture with tableware for a meal laid out on it; "I reserved a table at my favorite restaurant"
wall unit - a piece of furniture having several units that stands against one wall of a room
wardrobe, closet, press - a tall piece of furniture that provides storage space for clothes; has a door and rails or hooks for hanging clothes
wash-hand stand, washstand - furniture consisting of a table or stand to hold a basin and pitcher of water for washing: `wash-hand stand' is a British term
chattel, movable, personal chattel - personal as opposed to real property; any tangible movable property (furniture or domestic animals or a car etc)
ebonise, ebonize - stain black to make it look like ebony
furnished, equipped - provided with whatever is necessary for a purpose (as furniture or equipment or authority); "a furnished apartment"; "a completely furnished toolbox"
Translations
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Manson Mingott had long since succeeded in untying her husband's fortune, and had lived in affluence for half a century; but memories of her early straits had made her excessively thrifty, and though, when she bought a dress or a piece of furniture, she took care that it should be of the best, she could not bring herself to spend much on the transient pleasures of the table.
NOW THAT Grandfather had fought through the old French War, in which our chair made no very distinguished figure, he thought it high time to tell the children some of the more private history of that praiseworthy old piece of furniture.
It was an oldfashioned piece of furniture, with high back and ends, and it was so heavy that even by resting the greatest weight upon the back of the Saw-Horse, the boy found himself out of breath when at last the clumsy sofa was dumped upon the roof.
If you could endure to have such a worthless fellow, and a fellow of such indifferent reputation, coming and going at odd times, I should ask that I might be permitted to come and go as a privileged person here; that I might be regarded as an useless (and I would add, if it were not for the resemblance I detected between you and me, an unornamental) piece of furniture, tolerated for its old service, and taken no notice of.
The King's chair was an especially pretty piece of furniture, being in the shape of a silver lily with one leaf bent over to form the seat.
In the center of the room lay a blood-stained rug which the girl quickly gathered up and draped over a piece of furniture in such a way that the stain was hidden.
For form's sake the chancellor paid a visit to the pieces of furniture named; but he well knew that it was not in a piece of furniture that the queen would place the important letter she had written that day.
The biggest piece of furniture was an enormous wicker trunk, with a very lively coloured stocking dangling out at a hole in it, and a notice on the top that Joey was the funniest man on earth.
She heard the strokes of a hammer, and then a noise as of some heavy piece of furniture being moved.
Of any other queer chair, Tom would only have thought it was a queer chair, and there would have been an end of the matter; but there was something about this particular chair, and yet he couldn't tell what it was, so odd and so unlike any other piece of furniture he had ever seen, that it seemed to fascinate him.
My sense of how he received this suffered for a minute from something that I can describe only as a fierce split of my attention-- a stroke that at first, as I sprang straight up, reduced me to the mere blind movement of getting hold of him, drawing him close, and, while I just fell for support against the nearest piece of furniture, instinctively keeping him with his back to the window.
Dancing began; I should have liked well enough to be introduced to some pleasing and intelligent girl, and to have freedom and opportunity to show that I could both feel and communicate the pleasure of social intercourse--that I was not, in short, a block, or a piece of furniture, but an acting, thinking, sentient man.