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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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ottomanot‧to‧man /ˈɒtəmən $ ˈɑː-/ noun [countable]  DHFa piece of furniture like a large box with a soft top, used as a seat, for resting your feet on when you are sitting, or for storing things
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ottomanOne extremity of the saloon is occupied by an ottoman, finished in satin, ensuite with the curtains.If you get tired of tiger stripes you can always recover an ottoman or buy new accent pillows.Simon Horn also has mattresses and divan, bedside tables, chests of drawers, ottomans and wardrobes.Bench press: At the past few markets, ottomans were big news.The graphic qualities of a faux zebra rug or an ocelot ottoman can add pizazz to a contemporary or minimalist setting.He pushed the ottoman over and I put my feet up.
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