Windsor chair
Windsor Wind"sor, n. A town in Berkshire, England. [1913 Webster]

{Windsor bean}. (Bot.) See under {Bean}.

{Windsor chair}, a kind of strong, plain, polished, wooden chair. --Simmonds.

{Windsor soap}, a scented soap well known for its excellence. [1913 Webster]


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  • Windsor chair — n. a style of wooden chair, esp. popular in 18th cent. England and America, with spreading legs, a back of spindles, and usually a saddle seat …   English World dictionary

  • Windsor chair — A Windsor chair is a chair built with a wooden seat into which are fixed the backrest and undercarriage. Typically, the backrest and sometimes the arm pieces are formed from steam bent pieces of wood. History Windsor chairs were developed in the… …   Wikipedia

  • Windsor chair — (sometimes l.c.) a wooden chair of many varieties, having a spindle back and legs slanting outward: common in 18th century England and in the American colonies. [1715 25] * * *       popular type of wooden chair constructed of turned (shaped on a …   Universalium

  • Windsor chair — noun Etymology: Windsor, England Date: 1740 a wooden chair with spindle back, raking legs, and usually a saddle seat called also Windsor …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Windsor chair — /wɪnzə ˈtʃɛə/ (say winzuh chair) noun a wooden chair of many varieties, having a spindle back and legs slanting outwards, common in 18th century England …   Australian English dictionary

  • Windsor chair — noun a wooden dining chair with a semicircular back supported by upright rods …   English new terms dictionary

  • Windsor chair — Wind′sor chair′ n. fur any of various wooden chairs of 18th century England and America, having a spindle back and legs slanting outward • Etymology: 1715–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • Windsor chair — n. a wooden dining chair with a semicircular back supported by upright rods …   Useful english dictionary

  • Windsor — may refer to:*Windsor (automobile) defunct American automobile maker *Windsor (typeface), serif typeface used in the credits of Woody Allen films *Windsor cap, soft men s cap *Windsor chair, type of armchair with turned bars forming a back and… …   Wikipedia

  • Windsor — Wind sor, n. A town in Berkshire, England. [1913 Webster] {Windsor bean}. (Bot.) See under {Bean}. {Windsor chair}, a kind of strong, plain, polished, wooden chair. Simmonds. {Windsor soap}, a scented soap well known for its excellence. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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