A wooden seat in the form of an armchair with open sides and upholstered arms.
More example sentences
- Because only the self-indulgent king was allowed to sit in a fauteuil, or armchair, there was an abundance of lowly stools and benches - all covered in regal fabrics: velvets, damasks, gold-threaded brocades, and embroidered silk.
- The furniture pictured includes a mahogany Philadelphia sofa of about 1815 and a pair of French mahogany fauteuils made about 1835.
- With a range of furnishings, from chiffonier, davenport and farthingale chairs to fauteuil and ottomans, aesthetes can choose from wide range at the exhibition.
Definition of fauteuil in:
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