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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


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1. Thomas, 1751–1806, English cabinetmaker and furniture designer.
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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Noun1.Sheraton - a furniture style that originated in England around 1800Sheraton - a furniture style that originated in England around 1800; simple in design with straight lines and classical ornamentation
article of furniture, furniture, piece 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"
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