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What is "Wing" - Definition & Explanation

An upholstered panel that extends out from the top back of a chair and curves down toward the upholstered arm. Chairs with this feature are called "wing chairs"

Some other terms

Some more terms:

Pantyhose (known as Tights in the UK) are tight fitting coverings of the body from the waist to the feet, normally worn by women. Like stockings they are usually made of nylon. The term 'pantyhose'...
Term used to describe a fabric used in outerwear, which allows for a minimum pack volume and weight. These lightweight, packable garments offer the most versatile weather protection. Some of these...
Frieze is a coarse woollen cloth with a nap on one side, that was raised by scrubbing it to raise curls of fibre (French: frisť). In the 19th century rough cheap frieze was made of wool mixed with...
A fine, firmly knit fabric made from cotton and sometimes rayon and nylon in a knitted, double knit construction. It has a very short soft nap and wears well. Nylon chamoisette is more often called...
White cloudiness of a wood finish due to entrapped moisture. The common causes are applying finish in humid conditions or exposure to moisture, usually accompanied by heat, such as hot food or drink....

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