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baigneuse

[be-nyœz]
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noun, plural bai·gneuses [be-nyœz] /bɛˈnyœz/. French Furniture.
  1. a day bed of the Empire period, having a back sloping and curving to form a rounded head and foot.
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Origin of baigneuse

< French: literally, bather (feminine)
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Historical Examples

  • I was as innocent in thought and intention as a baigneuse at Margate.

    Punch or the London Charivari, Vol. 109, September 28, 1895

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  • Her baigneuse—generally of chiffon and old point lace—has not lost a curve.