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set·tee

 (sĕ-tē′)
n.
1. A long wooden bench with a back.
2. A small or medium-sized sofa.

[Perhaps alteration of settle, bench.]

settee

(sɛˈtiː)
n
(Furniture) a seat, for two or more people, with a back and usually with arms
[C18: changed from settle2]

set•tee

(sɛˈti)

n.
a seat for two or more persons, having a back and usu. arms, and often upholstered.
[1710–20; perhaps variant of settle2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.settee - a long wooden bench with a backsettee - a long wooden bench with a back  
bench - a long seat for more than one person
2.settee - a small sofa
couch, lounge, sofa - an upholstered seat for more than one person
Translations
أَرِيكَةأريكَه
pohovka
sofa
sohva
divan
szófa
sófi
ソファー
소파
kanapasofa
dīvāniņškanapē
zofa
soffa
ที่นั่งมีพนักพิงและที่วางแขน
trường kỷ

settee

[seˈtiː]
A. Nsofá m
B. CPD settee bed Nsofá-cama m

settee

[sɛˈtiː] ncanapé m

settee

nCouch f, → Sofa nt

settee

[sɛˈtiː] ndivano

settee

(seˈtiː) noun
a sofa.

settee

أَرِيكَة pohovka sofa Sofa καναπές sofá sohva canapé divan divano ソファー 소파 sofa sofabenk kanapa sofá диван soffa ที่นั่งมีพนักพิงและที่วางแขน divan trường kỷ 长沙发
References in classic literature ?
Besides, it was very convenient on an excursion; much better than those garden-chairs which are convertible into walking-sticks; upon occasion, a chief calling his attendant, and desiring him to make a settee of himself under a spreading tree, perhaps in some damp marshy place.
In the room where the dressing-table stood, and where the wax candles burnt on the wall, I found Miss Havisham and Estella; Miss Havisham seated on a settee near the fire, and Estella on a cushion at her feet.
Smilash, bareheaded, without a coat, his corduroy vest and trousers heavy with rain; a rough-looking, middle-aged man, poorly dressed like a shepherd, wet as Smilash, with the expression, piteous, patient, and desperate, of one hard driven by ill-fortune, and at the end of his resources; two little children, a boy and a girl, almost naked, cowering under an old sack that had served them as an umbrella; and, lying on the settee where the two men had laid it, a heap of wretched wearing apparel, sacking, and rotten matting, with Smilash's coat and sou'wester, the whole covering a bundle which presently proved to be an exhausted woman with a tiny infant at her breast.
This state between reviving hope and momentary despondency had prevailed for several weeks, when the affectionate girl entered an apartment that communicated with George's own room, where she found the invalid reclining on a settee apparently deeply communing with himself.
Two or three Bull-dogs whom I guessed to be the Body-Guard of the King--were waiting in grim silence: in fact the only voices at all plainly audible were those of two little dogs, who had mounted a settee, and were holding a lively discussion that looked very like a quarrel.
An enormous settee, or sofa, covered with light chintz, stretched along the walls for nearly twenty feet on one side of the hail; and chairs of wood, painted a light yellow, with black lines that were drawn by no very steady hand, were ranged opposite, and in the intervals between the other pieces of furniture.
They come from that lady there--the one who is sitting on the settee, the one who has just been escorted to the verandah by a crowd of lacqueys.
She was seated in a leaning posture on a settee, with her back towards the door; the great rich coils of her pale blond hair surmounting her small neck, visible above the back of the settee.
Captain Hodgson opens the underbody colloid, swings the heavy pithing-iron out of its rack which in liners is generally cased as a smoking-room settee, and at two hundred feet releases the catch.
Try the settee," said Holmes, relapsing into his armchair and putting his fingertips together, as was his custom when in judicial moods.
Interesting, though elementary," said he as he returned to his favourite corner of the settee.
She was seated in a low settee under the shaded standard lamp by the piano.