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fauteuil

[foh-til; French foh-tœ-yuh] /ˈfoʊ tɪl; French foʊˈtœ yə/
noun, plural fauteuils
[foh-tilz; French foh-tœ-yuh] /ˈfoʊ tɪlz; French foʊˈtœ yə/ (Show IPA)
1.
French Furniture. an upholstered armchair, especially one with open sides.
Compare bergère.
Origin
1735-1745
1735-45; < French; Old French faldestoel, faudestueil < Old Low Franconian *faldistôl; see faldstool
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fauteuil

/ˈfəʊtɜːɪ; French fotœj/
noun
1.
an armchair, the sides of which are not upholstered
Word Origin
C18: from French, from Old French faudestuel, folding chair, of Germanic origin; see faldstool
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