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.
Origin of veilleuse
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A light went out in her eyes, like that of a veilleuse in the dawn.Beauchamp's Career, Complete