- a backless day bed of the Directoire and Empire periods, having raised ends of equal height.
Origin of Recamier
1920–25; after Madame Récamier
- MadameJeanne Françoise Julie Adélaïde Bernard, 1777–1849, French social leader in the literary and political circles of Paris.
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Examples from the Web for recamier
When Recamier died, in 1830, Jeanne was a little over fifty.
From her earliest babyhood, Recamier had all but worshiped her.
Recamier that gave me the idea of what I have attempted to describe.Corinne, Volume 1 (of 2)
Mme de Stael
Recamier had been an intimate friend of the Bernards, forever at their house, since a year or so before Jeanne had been born.
So Recamier, rich and powerful, chose the surest means to safeguard the daughter who was all the world to him.