bent·​wood | \ ˈbent-ˌwu̇d How to pronounce bentwood (audio) \

Definition of bentwood

: made of wood that is bent rather than cut into shape bentwood furniture

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Examples of bentwood in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The lobby, with its terrazzo floor, functions more like a giant café, with sober red velvet banquettes, bentwood chairs, and really good espresso and natural wine. Alexandra Marshall, Vogue, 16 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of bentwood

1822, in the meaning defined above

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“Bentwood.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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