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 (hĕp′əl-wīt′, -hwīt′)
Of, relating to, being, or imitating an English style of furniture of the late 1700s, characterized by its light, graceful lines, the use of concave curves, and the shield or heart backs of its chairs.

[After George Hepplewhite.]


(Antiques) of, denoting, or made in a style of ornamental and carved 18th-century English furniture, of which oval or shield-shaped open chairbacks are characteristic
[C18: named after George Hepplewhite (1727–86), English cabinetmaker]


(ˈhɛp əlˌʰwaɪt, -ˌwaɪt)

1. George, died 1786, English furniture designer.
2. of or in the style of late 18th-century English furniture associated with George Hepplewhite, characterized by graceful curving lines and neoclassical motifs.
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