Definition of Credenza

1. Noun. A kind of sideboard or buffet.

Exact synonyms: Credence
Generic synonyms: Buffet, Counter, Sideboard



Definition of Credenza

1. Noun. A sideboard or buffet. ¹

2. Noun. a horizontal filing cabinet, typically placed behind a desk. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Credenza

1. a piece of furniture [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Credenza

credenced
credences
credencing
credenda
credendum
credent
credential
credentialed
credentialing
credentialism
credentialisms
credentialization
credentialled
credentialling
credentials
credenza (current term)
credenzas
credibilities
credibility
credibility gap
credibility gaps
credible
credibleness
credibly
credit
credit-deposit ratio
credit-worthy
credit account
credit analyst
credit application

Literary usage of Credenza

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1. The Lombard Communes: A History of the Republics of North Italy by William Francis Thomas Butler (1906)
"Then there was the credenza di Sant' Ambrogio, started, as we have seen, in 1198, among the artisans. They are said to have built a palace with a tower as a ..."

2. Il Cambio di Perugia: Considerazioni Storico Artistiche by Raffaello Marchesi (1853)
"... il consiglio della credenza del popolo: e in Firenze era un consiglio di ottanta ... la credenza; e che con cento ottanta popolani, trenta per sesto, ..."

3. The World's Great Classics by Timothy Dwight, Julian Hawthorne (1899)
"Sometimes, as at Milan, they formed separate associations, with rules for their internal government.* The clubs, called at Milan la Motta and la credenza, ..."

4. Political Philosophy by Henry Brougham Brougham and Vaux, Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain) (1861)
"... —credenza—Patricians—Plebeians—Struggles of the Orders— Cavalry — Condottieri — Foreign Captain-General — Financial Dictatorship— Companies; ..."

5. Storia Della Guerre Civili Di Francia by Enrico Caterino Davila (1801)
"... poteva assicurarsi ancora che il re stato per il passato così pertinace nella credenza sua potesse così tutto in un tratto sinceramente farsi cattolico, ..."

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