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  • noun Plural form of davenport.

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Examples

  • Instead there was a small duty-free shop, a couple of miniature barrooms where you could stand with your foot on the rail, a nook with built-in davenports, and other places in which you could stretch, be free and easy, and not feel like you were trapped in a Broadway extravaganza and would catch hell from your wife and the eighteen people between you and the aisle if you bolted.

    The Mother Load

  • Instead there was a small duty-free shop, a couple of miniature barrooms where you could stand with your foot on the rail, a nook with built-in davenports, and other places in which you could stretch, be free and easy, and not feel like you were trapped in a Broadway extravaganza and would catch hell from your wife and the eighteen people between you and the aisle if you bolted.

    The Mother Load

  • Pierrot, lost now and napping on dusted davenports and Pierrot lost and expanding shadowed puppets against the water stained wallpapers and those wallpapers bulged with the husks of beetles and mice.

    The Clown Show

  • I want to emphasize those who moved, who migrated, who got off their mortar and pestle, wooden davenports and put their feet to the ground.

    Jodi Lampert: What Would Make You Angry Enough To March?

  • Sots, do any of you have divans, davenports or love slabs in your office?

    Mayor Sam's Hotsheet for Friday

  • Many of who had to put up with my ample frame draped across their davenports for days on end.

    joegood Diary Entry

  • Kevin Boyer and the Noise bled the ears of dozens the world over, sending radio programming geeks curled up on their davenports forever.

    joegood Diary Entry

  • Springs and fillings in davenports, easy chairs, and couches should be most thoroughly investigated.

    The Complete Home

  • All this being the case, how come no one ever sofas anything, much less davenports it?

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol V No 2

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