fauteuil


fau·teuil

noun \fō-ˈtœy; ˈfō-ˌtil\
plural fau·teuils \fō-ˈtœy; -ˌtilz\

Definition of FAUTEUIL

:  armchair; especially :  an upholstered chair with open arms

Origin of FAUTEUIL

French, from Old French faudestuel, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German faltistuol folding chair — more at faldstool
First Known Use: 1744

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