Lawson

adjective

Law·​son
ˈlȯsᵊn
: being of or belonging to an overstuffed furniture design marked by square seat cushions, short squarish back rests, and high square or roll arms
a Lawson sofa
furniture built on Lawson lines

Word History

Etymology

after Thomas W. Lawson †1925 American financier for whom furniture of this kind was designed

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“Lawson.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lawson. Accessed 28 Jan. 2023.

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