chaise lounge
noun Etymology: by folk etymology from French chaise longue Date: circa 1906 chaise longue

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • chaise lounge — [lounj] n. pl. chaise lounges 〚by folk etym. /span> CHAISE LONGUE〛 CHAISE LONGUE * * * …   Universalium

  • chaise lounge — [lounj] n. pl. chaise lounges [by folk etym. < CHAISE LONGUE] CHAISE LONGUE …   English World dictionary

  • chaise lounge — [ tʃeıs laundʒ ] noun count a CHAISE LONGUE …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • chaise lounge — /ʃeɪz ˈlaʊndʒ/ (say shayz lownj) noun → chaise longue. : *She lay on the chaise lounge like a wilted gardenia; her ebullience was turning brown at the edges. –sumner locke elliott, 1981. Usage: Although deprecated by some, the form chaise lounge… …   Australian English dictionary

  • chaise lounge — [[t]ʃe͟ɪz la͟ʊnʤ[/t]] chaise lounges N COUNT A chaise lounge is the same as a chaise longue. [AM] …   English dictionary

  • chaise lounge — noun /ʃeɪzˈlaʊndʒ,tʃeɪzˈlaʊndʒ,tʃeɪsˈlaʊndʒ/ chaise longue …   Wiktionary

  • chaise lounge — noun see chaise longue …   Useful english dictionary

  • chaise lounge — chair with a lengthened seat for reclining …   English contemporary dictionary

  • chaise lounge —   Moe hilina i …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • Chaise longue — Lounge chair redirects here. For the Swiss French film, see Lounge Chair (film). An 18th century rococo chaise longue …   Wikipedia

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