McIntire

noun

Mc·​In·​tire
ˈmakə̇n‧ˌtī(ə)r
plural -s
: a style of late 18th and early 19th century American furniture and interior architecture distinguished by the discreet use of carving especially on vertical elements and the employment of rich veneering

Word History

Etymology

after Samuel McIntyre †1811 American architect and woodcarver

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“McIntire.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/McIntire. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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