from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A reclining chair with a long seat that supports the outstretched legs.
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- n. A reclining chair with a long seat, which can support the outstretched legs of a sitter normally with one armrest.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a long chair; for reclining
Thus, chaise longue has become, except for the very fewpurists, chaise lounge.
If he thought it odd that Maria, who considered sitting down upon her chaise longue a calisthenic exercise, wanted to take a walk, he was too polite to mention it.
Kleph leaned backward on the chaise longue and reached toward the wall beside her.
Jack Stuart, the co-op's criminal law specialist, and Hank Zahn, my former boss, had just gone up there to remove my chaise longue and place it in Jack's van.