fauteuil

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French. See faldistory.

Noun[edit]

fauteuil (plural fauteuils)

  1. An armchair.
  2. The chair of a presiding officer.
  3. (by extension) Membership in the Académie française.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French fauteuil, from Frankish *faldistōl (modern Dutch vouwstoel).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fauteuil m (plural fauteuils, diminutive fauteuiltje n)

  1. armchair

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French faudestuel, faldestoel, from Old Frankish *faldistōl (folding seat), from Proto-Germanic *faldistōlaz (foldstool, folding chair). Cognate with Old High German faldstuol, Old English fealdestōl, fyldestōl.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fauteuil m (plural fauteuils)

  1. armchair

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