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[koh-zœz] /koʊˈzœz/
noun, plural causeuses
[koh-zœz] /koʊˈzœz/ (Show IPA).
French Furniture.
an upholstered settee for two persons.
Origin of causeuse
1835-45; < French, equivalent to caus(er) to chat (see causerie) + -euse -euse Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • To his great surprise he could not detach himself from the causeuse.

    Devil Stories Various
  • She rustled away, and Mrs. Rolfe sank back on to the causeuse from which she had newly risen.

    The Whirlpool George Gissing
  • My sister was on the causeuse, literally unable to rise from debility and agitation.

    Afloat And Ashore James Fenimore Cooper
  • She released one of his hands, and by the other led him to a causeuse near one of the splendidly curtained windows.

    Despair's Last Journey David Christie Murray
  • The second seat of the causeuse being unoccupied, Redgrave hereupon took possession of it.

    The Whirlpool George Gissing

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