tuffet


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tuf·fet

 (tŭf′ĭt)
n.
1. A clump or tuft of grass.
2. A low seat, such as a stool.

[Alteration of tuft.]

tuffet

(ˈtʌfɪt)
n
1. (Furniture) a small mound or low seat
[C16: alteration of tuft]

tuf•fet

(ˈtʌf ɪt)
n.
1. a low stool; footstool.
2. Dial. tuft.
[1550–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tuffet - a low seat or a stool to rest the feet of a seated persontuffet - a low seat or a stool to rest the feet of a seated person
stool - a simple seat without a back or arms
Translations

tuffet

n (old)kleiner Hugel, Buckel m
References in classic literature ?
Its whorls of large bells in rusty oranges and vivid reds and yellows encircle stout yard–high stems, finished off with a tuffet of leaves reminiscent of a pineapple.
Its whorls of large bells in rusty oranges and vivid reds and yellows encircle stout yard-high stems which are finished off with a tuffet of leaves reminiscent of a pineapple.
Imagine Helena Bonham-Carter eating strawberries and cream on a sun-dappled tuffet while listening to Test Match Special and you're halfway to knowing just how gloriously English Glorious Goodwood can be.