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Of or relating to a style of English furniture that originated about 1800, characterized by simple designs, straight lines, thin legs, and classical ornamentation.
[After Thomas Sheraton.]
(Biography) Thomas. 1751–1806, English furniture maker, author of the influential Cabinet-Maker and Upholsterer's Drawing Book (1791)
(Furniture) denoting furniture made by or in the style of Thomas Sheraton
Sher•a•ton(ˈʃɛr ə tn)
1. Thomas, 1751–1806, English cabinetmaker and furniture designer.adj.
2. of or in the style of furniture of Thomas Sheraton, characterized by straight lines, graceful shapes, and the use of contrasting veneers and inlay.
A late eighteenth-century English style developed by Thomas Sheraton, characterized by graceful proportions.
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