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ˈʃeɪz ˈlɔŋ; ˈʃeɪz; ˈʃeɪz ˈlaʊndʒ, ˈtʃeɪscha·ise longue

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  1. chaise longue, chaise, daybednoun

    a long chair; for reclining


  1. chaise longuenoun

    A reclining chair with a long seat, which can support the outstretched legs of a sitter normally with one armrest.

  2. Etymology: chaise longue, from chaise + longue


  1. chaise longue

    A chaise longue is a type of furniture, similar to a sofa, that is designed for relaxation. It is characterized by a long seat sufficient for a person to stretch out his or her legs, usually with one end inclined or with a backrest along half of its length for reclining. Its name comes from French, meaning 'long chair'.


  1. Chaise longue

    A chaise longue is an upholstered sofa in the shape of a chair that is long enough to support the legs. The architect Le Corbusier designed a Chaise Longue, which he called the LC-4 Grand Confort, that has become a classic item. In modern French the term chaise longue can refer to any long reclining chair such as a deckchair. A literal translation in English is "long chair". In the United States the term lounge chair is also used to refer to any long reclining chair. Chaise longue is sometimes incorrectly written as "chaise lounge".

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of chaise longue in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of chaise longue in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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