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confidente

or con·fi·dante

[kon-fi-dant, -dahnt, kon-fi-dant, -dahnt]
noun
  1. a sofa or settee, especially of the 18th century, having a triangular seat at each end divided from the greater part of the seat by an armrest.
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Origin of confidente

< French, special use of confidente female confidant
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Historical Examples of confidente

  • The woman who dazzled the ball-room, was frequently the confidente of the deepest designs of party.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 54, No. 337, November, 1843

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Word Origin and History for confidente

n.

see confidant.

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