Definition of 'upholster'
Example sentences containing 'upholster'
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Two matching sofas and two chairs upholstered in a different but toning colour works much better. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The emerald green upholstered chair is an old favourite. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Old chairs have been upholstered in contemporary fabrics. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Hanuman sat in an immense chair upholstered with seal leather. The Broken God (1993)They were allowed to escape up to her upholstered bed with a bounce. CHARMED LIFE (1977)Double piping cord Double piping cord makes a neat trim for upholstered pieces of furniture. Collins Complete Books of Soft Furnishings (1993)On the other hand, an upholstered sofa would give me the option of changing the covering. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Behind your tastefully upholstered bulletproof sofa, of course. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A lot of extravagantly upholstered chairs and sofas are ranged around a coffee table. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Sprinkle liberally over carpets and any upholstered furniture left by the previous owner, leave a few hours and vacuum off. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The long wooden dining table, leather upholstered dining chairs and the dresser in the kitchen all seem at home in their new location. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He sat there on the arm of the green upholstered chair with the puppy on his lap, not knowing what to do next. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There are always plain upholstered vintage sofas at the fair, costing from about 1,750. Times, Sunday Times (2010)On the other side of the bathroom is the bedroom, with a grey flannel upholstered bed head made to fit exactly between the bathroom and hallway doors. Times, Sunday Times (2008)An elderly man sat in a dingy upholstered chair in the front lobby, where he had probably been sitting for the past 30 years. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The rear armchairs are upholstered in white leather to go with the white paint and white wheels Why should I care? Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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