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love seat

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noun

a chair or small upholstered sofa for two persons.

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RELATED WORDS

tete-a-tete, two-seater

Nearby words

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Origin of love seat

First recorded in 1900–05
Also called courting chair.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for courting chair

  • They kissed and she patted the place on the love-seat beside her.

    It's All Yours|Sam Merwin
  • "The birds were up long ago," Leila perched herself on an old English love-seat.

    Contrary Mary|Temple Bailey

British Dictionary definitions for courting chair

love seat


noun

a small upholstered sofa for two people
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