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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.]
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tuffet

(ˈtʌfɪt)
n
(Furniture) a small mound or low seat
[C16: alteration of tuft]
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tuf•fet

(ˈtʌf ɪt)
n.
1. a low stool; footstool.
2. Dial. tuft.
[1550–55]
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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
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Translations
fűcsomópuff

tuffet

n (old)kleiner Hügel, Buckel m
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CALL IT AN OTTOMAN, POUF, HASSOCK, FOOTSTOOL or even tuffet, the concept is the same--an upholstered, backless, usually round piece of occasional furniture that you can use for extra seating, a cocktail table or to rest your feet on.
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.
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Little Miss Muffet Sat on a tuffet. Eating her curds and whey, Along came a spider, Who sat down beside her, And frightened Miss Muffet away.