settee

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noun set·tee \se-ˈtē\

Definition of settee

  1. 1 :  a long seat with a back

  2. 2 :  a medium-sized sofa with arms and a back

Examples of settee in a sentence

  1. <the young couple snuggled on the settee>

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Origin and Etymology of settee

alteration of settle


First Known Use: 1716

Other Furniture and Woodworking Terms


SETTEE Defined for English Language Learners

settee

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noun set·tee \se-ˈtē\

Definition of settee for English Language Learners

  • : a long seat that has a back and arms and that two or more people can sit on


SETTEE Defined for Kids

settee

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noun set·tee \se-ˈtē\

Definition of settee for Students

  1. :  a long seat with a back



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