ottoman

Part of speech: noun

A Turk.

Part of speech:

Pertaining to the Turks.

Part of speech: noun

A low cushioned seat without a back.

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Usage examples "ottoman":

  1. Lady Margaret went to the library; Mrs. Dalton seated herself on the ottoman, dividing her attention between the last novel and her Italian greyhound; and Emily left the room in order to revisit her former and favourite haunts. - "Falkland, Complete", Edward Bulwer-Lytton.
  2. Her perfect little figure needed no support; she was simply attired in a muslin robe de chambre, as she reposed upon the ottoman, waiting with all the impatience of her caste for the setting in of the sea- breeze, which would give some relief from the oppressive heat of the climate. - "Newton Forster", Frederick Marryat.
  3. It was he who administered the first effective check to the advancing Ottoman Turks. - "A Political and Social History of Modern Europe V.1.", Carlton J. H. Hayes.