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  • n. Plural form of ottoman.


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  • Each of these leather ottomans is stuffed with foam and natural fibers for equal doses of style and comfort.

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  • There were two couches of the kind they used to call ottomans inside, which had evidently once formed part of the _château_ furnishings for their faded splendour accorded little with the decrepit interior of the hut.

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  • Products such as ottomans and bathmats made from recycled flip-flops are "whimsical and interesting, but it's not doing things at the deepest level.

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  • There were two raised areas for lounge seating, featuring funky white sofas and ottomans that invited guests to sit and mingle.

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  • Mr. Deitch laid it out rather clearly, as guests sat on ottomans feasting on lamb tagine.

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  • Stevie Nutjob: Speaking of ottomans, I went bowling with my Dad over the weekend.

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  • Jason Henry for The Wall Street Journal The interior finishes of the lobby, or "Living Room", Mr. Edelstein picked out himself, from the tufted leather ottomans to funky armchairs covered in white pony upholstery, Mongolian alpaca chairs, slate velvet armchairs and a 19-foot-long beaded curtain.

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  • Mr. Grange, on the other hand, uses pairs to do something surprising—as in the 1973 living room where the two Grange-designed orange leather ottomans are split up informally and appear to be giant pumpkins growing out of that green carpet.

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  • Getty Images Vera Farmiga Tao has outposts in Las Vegas and New York, and Mr. Tepperberg brought some stone Buddhas, palm fronds, ottomans, scantily clad dancers, and of course the Nicki Minaj tracks.

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  • Siamak Taghaddos These ottomans, which Mr. Taghaddos constructed from authentic phone booths he found on eBay last summer, are more decorative than practical, because they aren't particularly comfortable, he says.

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