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Of or relating to an 18th-century English style of furniture characterized by flowing lines and often rococo ornamentation.
[After Thomas Chippendale.]
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(Biography) Thomas. ?1718–79, English cabinet-maker and furniture designer
(Furniture) (of furniture) designed by, made by, or in the style of Thomas Chippendale, characterized by the use of Chinese and Gothic motifs, cabriole legs, and massive carving
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1. Thomas, 1718?–79, English cabinetmaker and furniture designer.adj.
2. of or in the style of furniture of Thomas Chippendale, characterized by curved lines, carving, and elements from Gothic, Chinese, and French sources.
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An elegant and ornate mid eighteenth-century English style developed by Thomas Chippendale.
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|Noun||1.||Chippendale - a British cabinetmaker remembered for his graceful designs (especially of chairs) which influenced his contemporaries (1718-1779)|
|Adj.||1.||Chippendale - of or relating to an 18th-century style of furniture made by Thomas Chippendale; graceful outlines and Greek motifs and massive rococo carvings|
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adj → Chippendale-; Chippendale chair → Chippendalestuhl m
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