from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as buhl.


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  • A heavy buhl-work writing-table opposite the door was littered with maps, books and journals; there was a sécretaire book-case in Chippendale by the side of the enormous fire-place, in which a great coal fire burned; and above this was an ivory overmantel of exquisite work.

    The Iron Pirate A Plain Tale of Strange Happenings on the Sea

  • A table stood in the middle of the room, a handsome piece of buhl-work.

    The Doomsman


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