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love seat

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noun
  1. a chair or small upholstered sofa for two persons.

Origin of love seat

First recorded in 1900–05
Also called courting chair.
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Examples from the Web for courting chair

Historical Examples

  • They kissed and she patted the place on the love-seat beside her.

    It's All Yours

    Sam Merwin

  • "The birds were up long ago," Leila perched herself on an old English love-seat.

    Contrary Mary

    Temple Bailey


British Dictionary definitions for courting chair

love seat

noun
  1. a small upholstered sofa for two people
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