tuffet

noun
tuf·​fet | \ ˈtə-fət How to pronounce tuffet (audio) \

Definition of tuffet

2 : a low seat

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No strength or stamina and her tuffet is a disgrace. Jay Martel, The New Yorker, "Trump Tweets the Classics," 27 Jan. 2017

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First Known Use of tuffet

1553, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for tuffet

Anglo-French tuffete, from *tufe tuft

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