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  • n. Plural form of settee.


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  • There had been provided for us the director's car, a very large and extremely comfortable vehicle, with abundance of velvet "settees" or divan sofas, with an immense stock of lobster-salad, cold croquettes, game, with "wines of every fineness," and excellent waiters.


  • Every room is different, packed with the most luxurious pieces -- Tibetan silk rugs, Moroccan tile work, buttery leather settees, and my favorite, marble bathrooms!

    Estee Stanley: New York City: A Love Story

  • Easton thinks it's interesting that there is a lot of tension that arises when people from the military talk to people in the press, and she wonders what that tells us, moving forward, and perhaps she can enjoy finding out by laying back and using some newly homeless people as settees.

    TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

  • There are odd-shaped fiberglass chairs, 15-foot orange settees, African-inspired tables and chairs that stretch all the way to the ceiling, dwarfing anyone who dare sit in them.

    Pam Grout: Delano Hotel doubles as museum of contemporary design

  • Louis chairs in the living room needed stripping and cerusing, bedroom bureaus required repainting plus more interesting hardware and, in the worst-case scenario, a pair of blue velvet settees apparently meant for very small people had to be copied and rebuilt in a larger scale.

    Miami Nice

  • Ms. Arrowood's upholsterer, Regina Suarez, handily made the teal-blue velvet settees.

    Miami Nice

  • There are also coffee tables, side tables, music stands, bassinets, settees and barstools.

    Comfort and Joy

  • The place was carousel beautiful; white and gold and clean and bright with polished hardwood floors, gilded lamps, mahogany tables, flower-patterned settees and palm trees in the corners.

    Charlotte’s Family Tree « A Fly in Amber

  • Elegant love seats and settees were grouped around potted palms.

    A Stitch Before Dying

  • Persian and Turkish rugs, French chandeliers, cabinets from England, settees and chairs from Spain, tapestries from both France and Spain.

    Family Storms


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