Hepplewhite

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adjective Hep·ple·white \ˈhe-pəl-ˌhwīt, -ˌwīt\

Definition of Hepplewhite

  1. :  of, relating to, or imitating a style of furniture originating in late 18th century England

Origin and Etymology of hepplewhite

George Hepplewhite


First Known Use: 1897


Hepplewhite

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biographical name Hep·ple·white \ˈhe-pəl-ˌhwīt, -ˌwīt\

Definition of Hepplewhite

  1. George died 1786 English cabinetmaker and designer


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