divan englannista suomeksi
The council chamber where this court is held; (i), any court of justice.
Any council or assembly.
(RQ:Smollett Peregrine Pickle)
*1792, (w), ''Anna St. Ives'', vol. VII, letter 118:
- As I passed, I called at the mad-house; where I found Mac Fane and the scowling keeper in high divan.
(quote-journal) They are elegantly furnished and appointed, with sofas, or cushioned chairs, numerous handsome tables, and chess and draft-boards. The whole of the London newspapers, and many of the provincial ones, are taken in; as are all the magazines and other periodicals; together with sundry of the French, Italian, and colonial journals. The freedom of the room is obtained by the liquidation of less than a shilling, which includes coffee of the best description, and cigars.
A (l) (gloss).
any type of undistinguished couch
a divan in either of the original Turkish senses
divan (collection of poems)
divan (all senses)