chaise longue

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chaise longue

 (shāz′ lông′, shĕz′) or chaise lounge (shāz′ lounj′, chās′)
n. pl. chaise longues (shāz′ lông′, shĕz′) or chaises longues (shĕz′ lông′) or chaise lounges (shāz′ loun′jĭz, chās′)
A usually upholstered reclining chair with a long seat that supports the outstretched legs.

[French : chaise, chair + longue, long.]

chaise longue

(ˈʃeɪz ˈlɒŋ; French ʃɛz lɔ̃ɡ) or

chaise lounge

n, pl chaise longues or chaises longues (ˈʃeɪz ˈlɒŋ; French ʃɛz lɔ̃ɡ)
(Furniture) a long low chair for reclining, with a back and single armrest
[C19: from French: long chair]

chaise longue

(ˈʃeɪz ˈlɔŋ)

n., pl. chaise longues, chaises longues (ˈʃeɪz)
a chair with or without arms for reclining, having a seat lengthened to form a complete leg rest and sometimes an adjustable back.
Also called chaise lounge (ˈʃeɪz ˈlaʊndʒ, ˈtʃeɪs)
[1790–1800; < French: long chair; chaise lounge by folk etym.]

chaise longue

A reclining chair with a long padded seat resembling a settee.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chaise longue - a long chairchaise longue - a long chair; for reclining    
chair - a seat for one person, with a support for the back; "he put his coat over the back of the chair and sat down"
Translations

chaise longue

[ˈʃeɪzˈlɒŋ] N (chaise-longues (pl)) → tumbona f

chaise longue

[ʃɛzlɔ̃g] nméridienne f

chaise longue

nChaiselongue f
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