Settee definition

sĕ-tē
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A long wooden bench with a back.
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A seat or bench with a back, usually for two or three people.
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A small or medium-sized sofa.
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A small or medium-sized sofa.
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A long seat with a back, made to accommodate several persons at once; a sofa.
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A vessel with a very long, sharp prow, carrying two or three masts with lateen sails, used in the Mediterranean.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of settee - setee

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
settee
Plural:
settees

Origin of settee

  • Perhaps alteration of settle bench

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • French scétie, scitie.

    From Wiktionary