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Sheraton   /ʃˈɛrətən/   Listen
Sheraton

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






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"Sheraton" Quotes from Famous Books



... gardens. Yet it was not uncheerful. Its faded curtains of blue rep, its buff walls, on which the pictures and miniatures in their tarnished gilt frames were arranged at intervals in stiff patterns and groups; the Italian glass, painted with dilapidated Cupids, over the mantel-piece; the two or three Sheraton arm-chairs and settees, covered with threadbare needle-work from the days of "Evelina"; a carpet of old and well-preserved Brussels—blue arabesques on a white ground; one or two pieces of old satin-wood furniture, very fine and perfect; a heavy centre-table, its cloth ...
— Lady Rose's Daughter • Mrs. Humphry Ward

... finished genre picture: the rich wainscot between low book-shelves, the brooding portraits, the black-blue rug bordered by a veiled Oriental motive, the black-velvet cushions that brought out the watery reflections of old Sheraton as even the ancient horsehair had not done; the silver candlesticks, the miniatures, and on the mantel those two royal flower-pots whose precarious existence was to his aunt a very fearful joy. Even ...
— O Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1919 • Various



Words linked to "Sheraton" :   furniture, article of furniture, piece of furniture



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