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nounPlural chaises longues
1chaise longue feminine
- Refugees are not disporting themselves on the finest chaises longues while single mums in the same B & B sit enviously on metal spikes.
- ‘I'm sorry we're a bit underprepared,’ she fussed, ‘If you were here tomorrow there would be a chaise longue and everything.’
- Other than the bed and the chaise longue, the only other significant piece of furniture was a dresser with a mirror, but the room overflowed with rich tapestries and carpets.
- There is so much research you can do but that's not going to help you discover how you choose for the character to lie down on a chaise longue, pick up a cup or handle a book.
- The room opens out onto a dressing area, and is given a feminine feel with the addition of a suede chaise longue.
- One day I might meet a millionaire who wishes to fund a lying on a chaise longue eating chocolate lifestyle for me and I'd hate to have to meet the situation ill dressed.
- James settled on the end of the chaise longue and asked gently, ‘How are you feeling, my darling?’
- The chaise longue by Le Corbusier: ecstasy for the back whichever way you recline (try upside down).
- Amongst the furniture is a large chaise longue, with hugely over-sized ram's horn scrolls.
- The Lady of Shalott and Babar the Elephant looked down side by side from one wall; ermine drapes clashed with mauve wallpaper; a turquoise chaise longue abutted a burgundy sofa.
- But instead of shaking hands he bent his knees, lowered himself to the floor in a skateboarding posture and then launched himself into the air, landing with a thud on the chaise longue.
- For the show we'd borrowed a chaise longue and Bob was singing a number on it called High, High, High, Low, Low, Low.
- We then move into a drawing room, backstage, where we find Monica Dolan's Lady Macbeth - the only white adult in the cast - curled up on a chaise longue.
- There won't be any of those reproduction Louis XV chaises longues in the corridor that nobody ever sits on.
- Le Corbusier designed the chaise longue in 1929.
- Overhead, a landing with wooden floor extends the length of the house and could easily hold a chaise longue or set of bookcases.
- Upstairs the large master bedroom comfortably accommodates a king-sized bed and a chaise longue.
- Clients can rest in a chaise longue, there is music playing and water available.
- There was a red velvet chair, then one of green leather, then a bright pink conversation stool, then a blue chaise longue.
- The youngsters, Joel and Benedict, climb backwards and forwards over their father and his chaise longue as if on a playground climbing frame.
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