fauteuil

fauteuil

[foh-til; French foh-tœ-yuh]
noun, plural fauteuils [foh-tilz; French foh-tœ-yuh] .
French Furniture. an upholstered armchair, especially one with open sides.
Compare bergère.


Origin:
1735–45; < French; Old French faldestoel, faudestueil < Old Low Franconian *faldistôl; see faldstool

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fauteuil (ˈfəʊtɜːɪ, French fotœj)
 
n
an armchair, the sides of which are not upholstered
 
[C18: from French, from Old French faudestuel, folding chair, of Germanic origin; see faldstool]

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