causeuse

[koh-zœz]
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noun, plural cau·seuses [koh-zœz] /koʊˈzœz/. French Furniture.

an upholstered settee for two persons.

Origin of causeuse

1835–45; < French, equivalent to caus(er) to chat (see causerie) + -euse -euse
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Examples from the Web for causeuse

Historical Examples of causeuse

  • To his great surprise he could not detach himself from the causeuse.

  • She rustled away, and Mrs. Rolfe sank back on to the causeuse from which she had newly risen.

    The Whirlpool

    George Gissing

  • The second seat of the causeuse being unoccupied, Redgrave hereupon took possession of it.

    The Whirlpool

    George Gissing

  • She released one of his hands, and by the other led him to a causeuse near one of the splendidly curtained windows.

    Despair's Last Journey

    David Christie Murray

  • My sister was on the causeuse, literally unable to rise from debility and agitation.

    Afloat And Ashore

    James Fenimore Cooper