The Daily Pic: Rothko's $87 million picture – perfect for over a billionaire's sofa?
Peggy commits a grievous faux pas when she nervously eyes her purse—with a wad of cash inside—next to the sofa.
Louis threw himself on the sofa and flicked at flies with his eternal riding-whip.
1620s, "raised section of a floor, covered with carpets and cushions," from Turkish sofa, from Arabic suffah "bench of stone or wood; a couch." Meaning "long stuffed seat for reclining" is recorded from 1717.