divan


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  • noun

Synonyms for divan

bed

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Synonyms for divan

a long backless sofa (usually with pillows against a wall)

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a Muslim council of state

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a collection of Persian or Arabic poems (usually by one author)

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a Muslim council chamber or law court

References in classic literature ?
Lord Henry stretched himself out on the divan and laughed.
It was round, and a large divan completely encircled it.
The gentleman on the divan was a powerful specimen of an American.
Mills without a word flung himself on the divan and, propped on his arm, gazed thoughtfully at a distant corner where in the shadow of a monumental carved wardrobe an articulated dummy without head or hands but with beautifully shaped limbs composed in a shrinking attitude, seemed to be embarrassed by his stare.
She looked at him thoughtfully, and turned back to the divan.
Stroeve liked his ease, and in his studio were a couple of heavily upholstered arm-chairs and a large divan.
The corner between the fireplace and the window is occupied by a divan cushioned in Morris chintz.
The room had a blue wall-paper, and was well, almost pretentiously, furnished, with its round table, its divan, and its bronze clock under a glass shade.
He was lying in a squirrel-fur dressing gown on a divan, surrounded by pillows.
cried the countess, sinking to her knees before him as he sat with bowed head upon a divan.
The three men who sat together upon a huge divan, the three men most powerful in directing the councils of their country, felt a gentle wave of optimism stealing through their quickened blood.
The gas caught fire, and thus lighted the projectile looked like a comfortable room with thickly padded walls, furnished with a circular divan, and a roof rounded in the shape of a dome.
A Turkish officer with an immense plume of feathers (the Janizaries were supposed to be still in existence, and the tarboosh had not as yet displaced the ancient and majestic head-dress of the true believers) was seen couched on a divan, and making believe to puff at a narghile, in which, however, for the sake of the ladies, only a fragrant pastille was allowed to smoke.
Talking and greeting the friends they met, Levin and the prince walked through all the rooms: the great room where tables had already been set, and the usual partners were playing for small stakes; the divan room, where they were playing chess, and Sergey Ivanovitch was sitting talking to somebody; the billiard room, where, about a sofa in a recess, there was a lively party drinking champagne--Gagin was one of them.
Lady Carey shook out her amber satin skirt and sat down upon a low divan.