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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One that upholsters furniture.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who upholsters, or provides and puts in place curtains, carpets, textile coverings for furniture, and the like.
  • noun An upholsterer-bee; a leaf-cutter.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who provides hangings, coverings, cushions, curtains, and the like; one who upholsters.
  • noun (Zoöl.) See Poppy bee, under Poppy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A craftsman who upholsters furniture.

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

  • noun a craftsman who upholsters furniture

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From obsolete upholster, from Middle English upholdester : upholden, to repair (up, up; see up + holden, to hold; see hold) + -ster, -ster.]

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