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upholsterer (n.)

"tradesman who finishes or repairs articles of furniture" (1610s), from upholdester (early 15c.; early 14c. as a surname), formed with diminutive (originally fem.) suffix -ster + obsolete Middle English noun upholder "dealer in small goods" (c. 1300), from upholden "to repair, uphold, keep from falling or sinking" (in this case, by stuffing); see uphold (v.).

updated on March 02, 2014

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Definitions of upholsterer from WordNet

upholsterer (n.)
a craftsman who upholsters furniture;
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