from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A sofa for two people; a love seat or tête-à-tête.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A kind of sofa for two persons. A tête-à-tête.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A small sofa or settee for two persons.
"If she realizes it," whispered Madame de Monredon, who was sitting beside Madame d'Argy on a 'causeuse' shaped like an S, "why does she persist in dressing her like a child six years old?
She released one of his hands, and by the other led him to a causeuse near one of the splendidly curtained windows.
Mrs. Bates leaned carelessly against the tortured framework of a tapestried _causeuse_.
Bertrams did not grow on every bush, and whose senses the function had preternaturally sharpened for any address from Romance, seized and shook her sister's arm; and, later on, in a Louis Quinze _causeuse_, up stairs, they agreed that if young Cope really had had another claimant on his attention, it was all the better that their Amy had ended by taking
Medora and Randolph settled down on a causeuse in the drawing-room.
She rustled away, and Mrs. Rolfe sank back on to the _causeuse_ from which she had newly risen.
The small sofa on which she had placed herself had the form to which the French give the name of _causeuse_; there was room on it for just another person, and Ransom asked her, with a cheerful accent, if he might sit down beside her.
The drawing-room is full of sofas, and divans, and ottomans, and a _causeuse_, a little
Yet one day, while Hátszegi was in the drawing room of the countess, paying his court to her most assiduously, Vámhidy entered _sans gêne_; whereupon the countess hastily springing up from her _causeuse_ asked leave of the baron to withdraw for a moment and there and then conducted
She ushered him into the _salon_, where he had scarcely set foot, when he descried an old woman lounging on a _causeuse_, fanning herself as she chatted with Abbe Miollens.
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