What does fauteuil mean?

Definitions for fauteuil
ˈfoʊ tɪl; Fr. foʊˈtœ yə; -tɪlz; Fr. -ˈtœ yəfau·teuil

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fauteuilnoun

    an upholstered armchair

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fauteuilnoun

    an armchair; hence (because the members sit in fauteuils or armchairs), membership in the French Academy

  2. Fauteuilnoun

    chair of a presiding officer

  3. Etymology: [F. See Faldistory.]


  1. Fauteuil

    A fauteuil is a style of open-arm chair with a primarily exposed wooden frame originating in France in the early 18th century. A fauteuil is made of wood, and frequently with carved relief ornament. It is typically upholstered on the seat, the seat back and on the arms. Some fauteuils have a valenced front seat rail which is padding that extends slightly over the apron. The exposed wooden elements are often gilded or otherwise painted.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Fauteuil

    fō-tey′, n. an arm-chair, esp. a president's chair, the seat of one of the forty members of the French Academy. [Fr.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fauteuil in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fauteuil in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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