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a day bed of the Empire period, having a back sloping and curving to form a rounded head and foot.
Historical Examples

I was as innocent in thought and intention as a baigneuse at Margate.
Punch or the London Charivari, Vol. 109, September 28, 1895 Various

Her baigneuse—generally of chiffon and old point lace—has not lost a curve.
The Second Thoughts of An Idle Fellow Jerome K. Jerome


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