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also e·ta·gere  (ā′tä-zhâr′)
A piece of furniture with open shelves for small ornaments.

[French, from Old French estagiere, scaffold, from estage, floor; see stage.]
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(Furniture) a stand with open shelves for displaying ornaments, etc
[C19: from French, from étage shelf; see stage]
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art at ethene

or e•ta•gere

(ˌeɪ tɑˈʒɛər, ˌeɪ tə-)

a stand with a series of open shelves for small objects, bric-a-brac, etc.
[1850–55; < French, derivative of étage tier, story; see stage, -ier2]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.etagere - a piece of furniture with open shelves for displaying small ornamentsetagere - a piece of furniture with open shelves for displaying small ornaments
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"
shelf - a support that consists of a horizontal surface for holding objects
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References in classic literature ?
His poor mother had put five francs in his pocket in case it became absolutely necessary that he should play cards; but she enjoined him to take nothing, to remain standing, and to be very careful not to knock over a lamp or the bric-a-brac from an etagere. His dress was all of the strictest black.
* Top a pair of plain etageres with a collection of blue and white ginger jars for unexpected flair.
Dans les deux niveaux de la librairie, des milliers de livres recents ornent les etageres de cet espace culturel et scientifique, dans les differents domaines comme l'histoire, le droit, la physique et la chimie et autres specialites et dont la plupart sont importes de France et sont cedes a des prix concurrentiels, ce qui rend la librairie une destination preferee des etudiants et des lecteurs.
C'est vrai qu'il n'a produit que deux travaux a savoir [beaucoup moins que]Sarout[beaucoup plus grand que] et [beaucoup moins que]Louzia[beaucoup plus grand que], mais il y a des travaux qui sont encore sur les etageres de sa propre bibliotheque[beaucoup plus grand que], nous explique le critique de theatre Mohamed Laaziz.
The interior is furnished with Filipino etageres from the hotel collection which display Christmas goodies.
The highlight is the Golden Dragon Tea, which includes savouries laced with truffles and caviar, and delicate cakes piled upon silver etageres served with champagne and fine imported teas -- the experience even includes a two-hour massage at the Spa.
Northside Dr., Jackson, 601.366.0335; Throw pillows: Nancy Corzine fabric; lumbar pillow on the settee: Becky Vizard antique stumpwork on blue velvet; painting: Sharon Richardson horn Brown's Fine Art, 630 Fondren PL, Jackson, 601.982.4844; Angora wool rug: Ousak; Bedroom: Bed: Blackwood's; prints: Andrew Bucci; brown rug: Tuftenkian; etageres: Niermann Weeks