Definition of settee in English:
A long upholstered seat for more than one person, typically with a back and arms.
- She saw that the settee was in the middle of the room and the window was opened wider than it had been.
- Aislinn found a spot on the blue settee and the doctor seated himself across from her.
- I dragged them in front of my bed and sat down on the settee by the window, waiting for Ellie.
early 18th century: perhaps a fanciful variant of settle2.
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