veilleuse

[ ve-yœz ]
/ vɛˈyœz /

noun, plural veil·leuses [ve-yœz] /vɛˈyœz/. French Furniture.

a sofa having a low and a high end, with a back that slopes from one end to the other.

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Origin of veilleuse

< French: literally, watcher (opposed to sleeper), equivalent to veill(er) to watch (< Latin vigilāre; see vigil) + -euse -euse
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