chaise longue

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noun \ˈshāz-ˈlȯŋ, ˈshez-\

Definition of chaise longue

plural

chaise longues

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chaises longues

\ˈshāz-ˈlȯŋ(z)\
  1. :  a long reclining chair

Illustration of chaise longue

Origin and Etymology of chaise longue

French, literally, long chair


First Known Use: 1800


CHAISE LONGUE Defined for English Language Learners

chaise longue

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noun \ˈshāz-ˈlȯŋ, ˈshez-\

Definition of chaise longue for English Language Learners

  • : 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



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