plural -s
: a private traveling carriage having a long forward boot carrying a mattress for extending the seat into a bed and providing leg room for a passenger reclining at full length

Word History


French, literally, female sleeper, feminine of dormeur, sleeper, from Middle French, from dormir + -eur -or

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“Dormeuse.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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