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bergère

[ber-zhair; French ber-zher] /bərˈʒɛər; French bɛrˈʒɛr/
noun, plural bergères
[ber-zhairz; French ber-zher] /bərˈʒɛərz; French bɛrˈʒɛr/ (Show IPA)
1.
a chair of the 18th century, having arms with closed spaces between them and the seat.
Origin
1755-1765
1755-65; < French: literally, shepherdess, feminine of berger shepherd
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British Dictionary definitions for bergeres

bergère

/bɜːˈʒɛə/
noun
1.
a type of French armchair made from about 1725 having a wide deep seat and upholstered sides and back. In later examples, woven cane is often used instead of upholstery
2.
a sofa of a similar design
Word Origin
French, literally: shepherdess
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