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As the weekend wore on, the group kept growing, up to 25 by Monday — crowded enough that one senator had to sit on a credenza.
The spending covers such work as painting, drywall installation, ceiling tiles and electrical wiring, as well as purchases of desks, chairs, credenzas, doors, window shades, computers and other furnishings.
The company recently expanded into furniture, including a credenza designed by the Swedish firm Afteroom with fluted doors over Ikea guts.
The third order, dated Feb. 3, was for a credenza and two chairs for $1,627.
Staff took some furniture out of the school over spring break to be moved to the new building, such as a credenza and wood-and-glass cabinets.
Blu Dot’s handsome walnut credenza is bolstered by a brawny steel skeleton, and the 18-inch-deep adjustable shelves will accommodate any A/V arrangement.
In the living room, a white credenza from CB2 is paired with a shaggy Native American wool rug; a midcentury-style bookcase is packed with colorful books and knickknacks; and whimsical throw pillows sit on a modernist sofa.
Stereo consoles consisted of large credenza-type furniture units, often with TVs built-in.
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In Italian credenza means “belief” or “confidence,” and confidence is just what a member of a noble or royal household needed before eating in the Middle Ages and Renaissance. Being poisoned by one’s enemies was an ever-present danger. As a result, it was customary for members of royal or noble families to have a servant taste their food and drink after it left the kitchen and before it was served. The tasting was done at a dining room sideboard, and the name of the sideboard became credenza in Italian.
Origin and Etymology of credenza
First Known Use: 1880See Words from the same year
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