marlborough leg

marlborough leg
Usage: usually capitalized M
Etymology: after George Spencer, 4th duke of Marlborough
: a heavy straight sometimes vertically grooved chair leg common in furniture of late Chippendale style

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a tapered leg having a square section.

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