What does the word ottoman mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by 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. by Carlton J. H. Hayes