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piece of furniture


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  • n. An item of furniture; any item, such as a table or cupboard, that constitutes furniture.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. furnishings that make a room or other area ready for occupancy


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  • In such cramped quarters every piece of furniture did double or triple duty: Couches also served as beds, and a single table was used for eating, sewing, doing homework, and everything else.


  • Part of her dower, only sawed-lumber piece of furniture in the house, eight slats of thick cherrywood with the hinges hidden on the underside of the cover.

    The Chisholms

  • Pelagia has seen me naked and my mother washes me intimately as though I were a baby, and they cover me with unguents and lotions that sting and soothe and stink, so that I am like a piece of furniture that is treated with oil and wax, whose worm-holes are filled, and whose cushions are plumped up and repaired.

    Captain Corelli's Mandolin

  • It was a tall, narrow piece of furniture fully nine feet in height, with a serpentine base and a glass-doored bookcase above.

    The Cat Who Moved A Mountain

  • There was neither chair, table, stool, nor any individual piece of furniture of any kind, except a night-bucket and a water-can.

    Personal Memoir Of Daniel Drayton

  • Firmly, he took her arm and sat her down in his leather cfrair, the one good piece of furniture in the room.

    the dirty duck

  • For the past week I have been entertaining my out-of-town in-laws; I took them to and from the airport, hauled them around town, fed them my famous homemade fried potatoes and scrambled cheese eggs for breakfast, played board games and charades around the kitchen table with all of the kids for hours and employed every sleep-able piece of furniture I own.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Family Matters

  • Now there was no one left who could mend a chair or a piece of furniture — no one who was of any use about the house — no one who could play for her on the violin — and Mistress Epps was actually affected to tears.

    Twelve years a slave : narrative of Solomon Northup, a citizen of New-York, kidnapped in Washington City in 1841, and rescued in 1853--,

  • The solidity, reliability, the stamina and, over all, stanchness and ability to take it of the British people have found their way into everything they have made, whether it was a piece of furniture or a ship, or a bit of leather or fabric.

    The HurricaneStory

  • Their single-room homes are made of scraps of metal or plastic and often contain not even one piece of furniture on the dirt floor.



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