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chaise longue

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noun \ˈshāz-ˈlȯŋ\

Simple Definition of chaise longue

  • : a long low chair with a back along half its length and one arm

  • : a long chair with a back that can be moved so that you can sit up or lie down

Full Definition of chaise longue

plural chaise longues also chaises longues \ˈshāz-ˈlȯŋ(z)\

  1. :  a long reclining chair

Illustration of chaise longue

Origin of chaise longue

French, literally, long chair


First Known Use: 1800



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