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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.
The boy took their cards, and then, as they sat down together upon a settee, he set their nerves in a thrill by darting behind a curtain with a shrill cry, and prodding at something with his foot.
Interesting, though elementary," said he as he returned to his favourite corner of the settee.
Every one chattered, argued, discussed, disputed, applauded, from the gentleman lounging upon the barroom settee with his tumbler of sherry-cobbler before him down to the waterman who got drunk upon his "knock-me-down" in the dingy taverns of Fell Point.
He sat down upon a low settee and blinked at us inquiringly with his weak, watery blue eyes.
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.
He caught me in his arms, pulled me down upon the settee, and thrust his hand into my bosom, and kissed it with such violence that I have the mark upon my left breast at this moment.
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.
Then she sat upon a settee and watched the people dance.
Anna, in a gray dressing gown, with a crop of short clustering black curls on her round head, was sitting on a settee.
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.
He sprang to his feet and gave me a hand to rise, while Challenger picked up his wife and laid her on the settee.