piece of furniture

Definitions of piece of furniture
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n furnishings that make a room or other area ready for occupancy

Synonyms:
article of furniture, furniture
Examples:
King Arthur's Round Table
(legend) the circular table for King Arthur and his knights
Siege Perilous
the legendary seat at King Arthur's Round Table reserved for the knight who would find the Holy Grail; it was fatal for anyone else to sit in it
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baby bed, baby's bed
a small bed for babies; enclosed by sides to prevent the baby from falling
bedroom furniture
furniture intended for use in a bedroom
bedframe, bedstead
the framework of a bed
bookcase
a piece of furniture with shelves for storing books
buffet, counter, sideboard
a piece of furniture that stands at the side of a dining room; has shelves and drawers
cabinet
a piece of furniture resembling a cupboard with doors and shelves and drawers; for storage or display
bureau, chest, chest of drawers, dresser
furniture with drawers for keeping clothes
dining-room furniture
furniture intended for use in a dining room
etagere
a piece of furniture with open shelves for displaying small ornaments
fitment
any of the items furnishing or equipping a room (especially built-in furniture)
hallstand
a piece of furniture where coats and hats and umbrellas can be hung; usually has a mirror
lamp
a piece of furniture holding one or more electric light bulbs
lawn furniture
furniture intended for use on a lawn or in a garden
nest
furniture pieces made to fit close together
office furniture
furniture intended for use in an office
seat
furniture that is designed for sitting on
sectional
a piece of furniture made up of sections that can be arranged individually or together
Sheraton
a furniture style that originated in England around 1800; simple in design with straight lines and classical ornamentation
sleeper
a piece of furniture that can be opened up into a bed
table
a piece of furniture having a smooth flat top that is usually supported by one or more vertical legs
table
a piece of furniture with tableware for a meal laid out on it
wall unit
a piece of furniture having several units that stands against one wall of a room
closet, press, wardrobe
a tall piece of furniture that provides storage space for clothes; has a door and rails or hooks for hanging clothes
wash-hand stand, washstand
furniture consisting of a table or stand to hold a basin and pitcher of water for washing: `wash-hand stand' is a British term
Lord's table, altar, communion table
the table in Christian churches where communion is given
armoire
a large wardrobe or cabinet; originally used for storing weapons
bassinet
a basket (usually hooded) used as a baby's bed
bed
a piece of furniture that provides a place to sleep
bench
a long seat for more than one person
bench
(law) the seat for judges in a courtroom
booth
a table (in a restaurant or bar) surrounded by two high-backed benches
box, box seat
the driver's seat on a coach
box seat
a special seat in a theater or grandstand box
breakfast table
a table where breakfast is eaten
card table
a small light table with folding legs; can be folded for storage
card table
a table for playing cards (as in a casino)
carrycot
box-shaped baby bed with handles (for a baby to sleep in while being carried)
chair
a seat for one person, with a support for the back
chiffonier, commode
a tall elegant chest of drawers
china cabinet, china closet
a cabinet (usually with glass doors) for storing and displaying china
clothes closet, clothespress
a closet where clothes are stored
coat closet
a closet for storing outerwear
cocktail table, coffee table
low table where magazines can be placed and coffee or cocktails are served
conference table, council board, council table
the table that conferees sit around as they hold a meeting
console, console table
a small table fixed to a wall or designed to stand against a wall
counter
table consisting of a horizontal surface over which business is transacted
cradle
a baby bed with sides and rockers
credence, credenza
a kind of sideboard or buffet
cot, crib
baby bed with high sides made of slats
desk
a piece of furniture with a writing surface and usually drawers or other compartments
dining-room table
dining-room furniture consisting of a table on which meals can be served
board, dining table
a table at which meals are served
dresser
a cabinet with shelves
dresser, dressing table, toilet table, vanity
low table with mirror or mirrors where one sits while dressing or applying makeup
drop-leaf table
a table that has a drop-leaf to enlarge its surface
entertainment center
a wall unit containing sound and television systems
file, file cabinet, filing cabinet
office furniture consisting of a container for keeping papers in order
floor lamp
a lamp that stands on the floor
gaming table
a table used for gambling; may be equipped with a gameboard and slots for chips
gueridon
a small round table
highboy, tallboy
a tall chest of drawers divided into two sections and supported on four legs
kitchen table
a table in the kitchen
lowboy
a low chest or table with drawers and supported on four legs
medicine cabinet, medicine chest
cabinet that holds medicines and toiletries
cellaret, minibar
sideboard with compartments for holding bottles
operating table
table on which the patient lies during a surgical operation
hassock, ottoman, pouf, pouffe, puff
thick cushion used as a seat
Parsons table
a sturdy rectangular table with block legs at the four corners; the top and the legs are the same width
pedestal table
a table supported by a single central column
pier table
a low table set below a pier glass
platen
work table of a machine tool
billiard table, pool table, snooker table
game equipment consisting of a heavy table on which pool is played
reading lamp
a lamp that provides light for reading
couch, lounge, sofa
an upholstered seat for more than one person
stand
a small table for holding articles of various kinds
stool
a simple seat without a back or arms
table lamp
a lamp that sits on a table
ping-pong table, pingpong table, table-tennis table
a table used for playing table tennis
tea table
a small table for serving afternoon tea
toilet seat
the hinged seat on a toilet
trestle table
a table supported on trestles
work table, worktable
a table designed for a particular task
Type of:
furnishing
(usually plural) the instrumentalities (furniture and appliances and other movable accessories including curtains and rugs) that make a home (or other area) livable

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