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Finished woodwork fashioned by a cabinetmaker.
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1. (Furniture) the making of furniture, esp of fine quality
2. (Furniture) an article made by a cabinet-maker
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(ˈkæb ə nɪtˌwɜrk)

fine furniture or other woodwork.
[1725–35, Amer.]
cab′i•net•work`er, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cabinetwork - woodwork finished by hand by a cabinetmaker
woodwork - work made of wood; especially moldings or stairways or furniture
2.cabinetwork - the craft of making furniture (especially furniture of high quality)
carpentry, woodworking, woodwork - the craft of a carpenter: making things out of wood
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"
seat - put a seat on a chair
reseat - provide with a new seat; "reseat the old broken chair"
bottom - provide with a bottom or a seat; "bottom the chairs"
upholster - provide furniture with padding, springs, webbing, and covers
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