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Topic: FURNITURE

Date: 1800-1900
Language: French
Origin: 'long chair'

chaise longue

noun
     
chaise longue plural chaises longues (same pronunciation) [countable]
1DHF a long chair with an arm only at one end, which you can sit on and stretch your legs out
2 American EnglishDHF a long chair with a back that can be upright for sitting, or can lie flat for lying down
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