veilleuse

veilleuse

[ve-yœz]
noun, plural veilleuses [ve-yœz] . French Furniture.
a sofa having a low and a high end, with a back that slopes from one end to the other.

Origin:
< French: literally, watcher (opposed to sleeper), equivalent to veill(er) to watch (< Latin vigilāre; see vigil) + -euse -euse

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