Topic: A-Z of furniture: Terminology to know when buying at.

A. Abattant: A term used to describe a drop-down flap often seen in the French style of the secretary desk, secrétaire à abattant, concealing drawers and shelves within. Antique: A piece of furniture or object that is more than 100 years old. Applique: A term for a category of light which can be affixed to a wall.

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