Definition of Sheraton

1. Noun. A furniture style that originated in England around 1800; simple in design with straight lines and classical ornamentation.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sheraton

Shemite
Shemites
Shemitic
Shen-pao
Shenandoah National Park
Shenandoah Valley
Shenstonian
Shenton's line
Shenyang
Shenzhen
Sheol
Shepard
Shepard scale
Shepard tone
Shepherd's fracture
Sheraton
Sheremetyevo
Sheri
Sheridan
Sherlock
Sherlock Holmes
Sherlockian
Sherman
Sherman-Bourquin unit of vitamin B2
Sherman-Munsell unit
Sherman unit
Shermanesque
Sherpa
Sherpur District
Sherri

Literary usage of Sheraton

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Colonial Furniture in America by Luke Vincent Lockwood (1913)
"Chair in sheraton style, 1785-95 118 599. Chair in sheraton style, 1790-1800 nS 600. Chair in sheraton style, 1785-95 nS 601. Chair in sheraton style, ..."

2. Colonial Furniture in America by Luke Vincent Lockwood (1901)
"white and sheraton style, and show very well the straight and fluted leg used ... A sheraton card-table, belonging to Miss Manning, is shown in Figure 212. ..."

3. Antique Furniture by Frederick William Burgess (1915)
"64 is shown a well made sheraton sideboard (without rail) with sunk brass circular ring handles, shaped front, and typical ornament. sheraton, in describing ..."

4. The Connoisseur by George Colman, B. Thornton (1905)
"While sheraton was a journeyman in Stockton, it is more than likely that some of the pieces he worked on were designed by himself, but it is very doubtful ..."

5. The Furniture of Our Forefathers by Esther Singleton, Russell Sturgis (1913)
"... for we have already seen on page 436 that sheraton says in his preface that that cabinet-maker had "caught the decline" of popular taste. ..."

6. The Furniture of Our Forefathers by Esther Singleton, Russell Sturgis (1906)
"... for we have already seen on page 436 that sheraton says in his preface that that cabinet-maker had "caught the decline" of popular taste. ..."

7. A Windsor Handbook: Comprising Illustrations & Descriptions of Winsor by Wallace Nutting (1917)
"Obviously it was made by one who had seen a sheraton chair back. The arrangement of the legs is also interesting, being merely two chair bases set at the ..."

8. English Furniture Designers of the Eighteenth Century by Constance Simon (1905)
"CHAPTER IX THOMAS sheraton THOMAS sheraton, the last of the great eighteenth-century furniture designers, had a very chequered career. ..."

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