from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to a style of English furniture that originated about 1800, characterized by simple designs, straight lines, thin legs, and classical ornamentation.
- Sheraton, Thomas 1751-1806. British furniture designer known for his graceful neoclassical designs and his published manuals, including The Cabinet-Maker and Upholsterer's Drawing Book (1791-1794).
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- n. a furniture style that originated in England around 1800; simple in design with straight lines and classical ornamentation
After Thomas Sheraton.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)