One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
attributive (of furniture) designed, made by, or in the simple, delicate, and graceful style of the English furniture maker Thomas Sheraton (1751–1806)
- ‘He took two Sheraton chairs from against the wall by the window and brought them over to the table.’
- ‘Cabinet-maker and furniture designer, Hepplewhite linked the ornate style of Chippendale and the severer lines of Sheraton.’
- ‘There was a revival of most of the late 18th Century styles: Chippendale, Adam, Hepplewhite, and Sheraton.’
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