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
References in classic literature ?
Monsieur dismounted without speaking a word, went straight to his apartments, where his valet changed his dress, and as Madame had not yet sent orders respecting breakfast, Monsieur stretched himself upon a chaise longue, and was soon as fast asleep as if it had been eleven o'clock at night.
ABOVE: cow print sofa pounds 4,110 with cubes pounds 440 from Cream Designs; (top, right) Niguini hide cushions from the Out of Africa collection at Liberty, prices start at pounds 69; (right) zebra bin from Cream Designs pounds 195; (below) zebra print hammock pounds 1,170 from Cream Designs; TAKE A SEAT: Thassos cowhide; sofa from Amazing Emporium pounds 3,659 (below) and (right) pony skin Basculant chair pounds 395 from the Chair Company; IN HIDING: From top --; hide upholstered chair at Andrew Martin; pony skin chaise longue pounds 475 from The Chair Company; Barbara Wiggins design bean bag;
Le Corbusier rapidly lost interest in the furniture designs until, on her own initiative in 1928, she had prototypes made of the panier a coussins (armchair in two sizes, later renamed the Petit and Grand Confort), swing-back chair and chaise longue. Ils sont coquets' was his approving reaction.
Paul Edwards has designed a symbolic Sissinghurst where a brick taken from a flower-hung wall can become a book and where a larger book becomes a chaise longue.
The house, which has nearly 50 surveillance cameras and 25 microphones, also boasts a covered outdoor snug area with sofas, throws and a log fire, and a luxury bathroom with a chaise longue, bathtub.
There's the Nia chaise longue - a stylish curved frame and buttoned leather in a gorgeous shade of deep purple.
Q I'm looking for a chaise longue to sit in the bay window of my living room but I live in a period property and all the nice designs seem to be quite modern.
The aluminium and fibreglass chaise longue is set to raise more than pounds 1million when it goes under the hammer next month.
The Mocha chaise longue, pounds 299 is in hand-woven wicker and comes with mocha-coloured cushions.
Perhaps this will herald a long-awaited return to all out glamour and we'll all be digging out those rhinestone mules and striking an attitude on a chaise longue with a box of violet creams and a pink-dyed poodle for company.
Their square windows, within slim steel boxes, sit at chaise longue height for comfortable viewing.
The Bulgarian somnambulist is the kind of footballer who will never chase a long pass or pass a chaise longue.