Sheraton definition by Webster's New World
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designating or of an 18th-cent. Eng. style of furniture characterized by simplicity of form, straight lines, and classically chaste decoration
Origin: after Thomas Sheraton (1751-1806), Eng cabinetmaker
Sheraton definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Of or relating to a style of English furniture that originated about 1800, characterized by simple designs, straight lines, thin legs, and classical ornamentation.
Origin: After Thomas Sheraton.
, Thomas 1751-1806.
British furniture designer known for his graceful neoclassical designs and his published manuals, including The Cabinet-Maker and Upholsterer's Drawing Book (1791-1794).