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  1. a sofa or settee, usually upholstered, having two seats with a common backrest between them.
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Origin of boudeuse

< French, noun use of boudeuse sulky, sullen (boud(er) to sulk, be sullen + -euse -euse
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Historical Examples

  • While the Boudeuse was casting her anchor, canoes filled with women came around her.

    Ocean's Story; or Triumphs of Thirty Centuries

    Edward Rowland

  • But scarcely had the Boudeuse gained the open sea when a furious tempest arose.

  • This experience sufficed to convince the captain that the Boudeuse was but little fitted for the voyage he had before him.

  • Variable winds, heavy weather, and a running sea, caused much damage to the Boudeuse.

  • It was impossible to cross the Pacific with only six months' provisions, which was all the Boudeuse carried.