- a day bed of the Empire period, having a back sloping and curving to form a rounded head and foot.
Origin of baigneuse
< French: literally, bather (feminine)
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Examples from the Web for baigneuse
I was as innocent in thought and intention as a baigneuse at Margate.
Her baigneuse—generally of chiffon and old point lace—has not lost a curve.The Second Thoughts of An Idle Fellow
Jerome K. Jerome