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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 loveseat

Historical Examples

  • Pheola was beside me on the loveseat when my consciousness started to straggle back.

    The Right Time

    Walter Bupp

  • Just to keep the mood the same, I turned on my hi-fi and drew the loveseat up in front of the desk in my study.

    The Right Time

    Walter Bupp


British Dictionary definitions for loveseat

love seat

noun
  1. a small upholstered sofa for two people
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