bergère

[ ber-zhair; French ber-zher ]

noun,plural ber·gères [ber-zhairz; French ber-zher]. /bərˈʒɛərz; French bɛrˈʒɛr/.
  1. a chair of the 18th century, having arms with closed spaces between them and the seat.

Origin of bergère

1
1755–65; <French: literally, shepherdess, feminine of berger shepherd

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bergère

/ (bɜːˈʒɛə) /


noun
  1. a type of French armchair made from about 1725 having a wide deep seat and upholstered sides and back. In later examples, woven cane is often used instead of upholstery

  2. a sofa of a similar design

Origin of bergère

1
French, literally: shepherdess

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