Hepplewhite

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

Definition of Hepplewhite

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

Origin and Etymology of hepplewhite

George Hepplewhite


Hepplewhite

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

Definition of Hepplewhite

George died 1786 English cabinetmaker and designer

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