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English translation: deck chair

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French term or phrase:chilienne
English translation:deck chair
Entered by: Mary Davis
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12:37 Nov 6, 2006
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Marketing - Textiles / Clothing / Fashion
French term or phrase: chilienne
In a list of garden products:
'Chaises longues, chiliennes avec textile imprimé"

I'm finding lots of hits with 'chiliennes' as a sub-category of chaises longues, but I can't seem to find what sets this kind of chair apart or what its equivalent is in English. I'd greatly appreciate any input.
Mary Davis
Local time: 05:53
deck chair
Explanation:
I guess it's just sexier than "transat"!

A Google Image search with "chaise longue" and "chilienne" suggests that this is nothing more than a vulgar deckchair!

This site shows a striped deckchair:
http://www.delamaison.fr/product_info.php?cPath=66_244_247&p...

However, this site shows a sort of wooden folding chair similar to a deck chair in shape:
http://zoomici.com/v2/portail/index.php?idfrom=kelkoo&servic...

Here too there's a teak folding chair:
http://lahutte-mobilier.com/destockage/Chaise-Chilienne.htm

But your ref. to "textile imprimé" suggests that is a bog-standard deckchair rather than a folding wooden garden chair.

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Note added at 19 mins (2006-11-06 12:56:59 GMT)
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At a pinch (mind your fingers, as always, with a deckchair), maybe "deck chair" would cover all possibilities in any case:

Deck Chair. An item of furniture still found on beaches and in parks, but originally designed for the use of passengers and for easy stowing on liners. Developed from the hammock, and consisting of canvas stretched on a collapsible wooden frame. Luxury liners eventually had cane-seated, mahogany chairs, which, however, could similarly be collapsed.
http://titanic-model.com/glossary/d.shtml


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Note added at 21 mins (2006-11-06 12:58:25 GMT)
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I must add that some of the Google Image search pictures showed a canvas deckchair with an attached footrest which would make it a chaise longue, I guess.
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xxxBourth
Local time: 05:53
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deck chair


Explanation:
I guess it's just sexier than "transat"!

A Google Image search with "chaise longue" and "chilienne" suggests that this is nothing more than a vulgar deckchair!

This site shows a striped deckchair:
http://www.delamaison.fr/product_info.php?cPath=66_244_247&p...

However, this site shows a sort of wooden folding chair similar to a deck chair in shape:
http://zoomici.com/v2/portail/index.php?idfrom=kelkoo&servic...

Here too there's a teak folding chair:
http://lahutte-mobilier.com/destockage/Chaise-Chilienne.htm

But your ref. to "textile imprimé" suggests that is a bog-standard deckchair rather than a folding wooden garden chair.

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Note added at 19 mins (2006-11-06 12:56:59 GMT)
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At a pinch (mind your fingers, as always, with a deckchair), maybe "deck chair" would cover all possibilities in any case:

Deck Chair. An item of furniture still found on beaches and in parks, but originally designed for the use of passengers and for easy stowing on liners. Developed from the hammock, and consisting of canvas stretched on a collapsible wooden frame. Luxury liners eventually had cane-seated, mahogany chairs, which, however, could similarly be collapsed.
http://titanic-model.com/glossary/d.shtml


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Note added at 21 mins (2006-11-06 12:58:25 GMT)
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I must add that some of the Google Image search pictures showed a canvas deckchair with an attached footrest which would make it a chaise longue, I guess.

xxxBourth
Local time: 05:53
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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Grading comment
Thanks!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  David Goward
1 min

agree  Catherine Johnstone
4 mins

agree  Rachel Fell: wonder why "chiliennes"...
59 mins

agree  kironne: Very common to see them in Chile...
1 hr

agree  VRN
1 hr

agree  Cervin: Here are some more pictures: http://fr.kelkoo.com/b/a/sbs/fr/homeGarden/keyword/chilienne...
5 hrs
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