fauteuil

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noun fau·teuil \fō-ˈtœy; ˈfō-ˌtil\

Definition of fauteuil

plural

fauteuils

\fō-ˈtœy; -ˌtilz\
  1. :  armchair; especially :  an upholstered chair with open arms

Origin and Etymology 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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