Chaise Lounge




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Chaise Lounge : Phrases



Meaning:

Lounge chair.


Example:

Rita felt very comfortable in the store's new
chaise lounge, imported from Paris.


Origin:

The French called it a chaise longue or
long chair, but Americans, on importing it from France, assumed that the longue in the expression was French for lounge. Chaise lounge has remained ever since, despite all the efforts of purists.

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