noun, plural fau·teuils [foh-tilz; French foh-tœ-yuh] /ˈfoʊ tɪlz; French foʊˈtœ yə/.
Origin of fauteuil
Examples from the Web for fauteuil
Perhaps his highest honor, during a life of honors, was his refusal of an election to a fauteuil in the Acadmie Franaise.The Stones of Paris in History and Letters, Volume II (of 2)|Benjamin Ellis Martin
She nestled a little nearer him on the fauteuil where they were sitting.Lancaster's Choice|Mrs. Alex. McVeigh Miller
But he did not go to bed for that hour, he slept in a fauteuil.Ten Years Later|Alexandre Dumas, Pere
In 1829 he published a volume of verse of great merit; this and the Spectacle dans un Fauteuil made him famous at once.Contes Franais|Douglas Labaree Buffum
With that, she would draw from under her fauteuil a little drum, which she would place between her feet on a foot-stool.Later Queens of the French Stage|H. Noel Williams