Share this entry

Phyfe, Duncan Syllabification: Phyfe, Duncan

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of Phyfe, Duncan in English:

( 1768–1854) US cabinetmaker; born in Scotland. Between 1792 and 1847, working mostly with mahogany, he made chairs, sofas, and tables noted for their graceful proportions and precisely carved simple ornaments.

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources