rout-seat

noun

Definition of rout-seat

British
: a light bench supplied for parties knocked … off the end of a rout-seat at a ball— W. F. De Morgan

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First Known Use of rout-seat

1819, in the meaning defined above

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“Rout-seat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rout-seat. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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