captain's chair
noun Date: 1946 an armchair with a saddle seat and a low curved back with vertical spindles

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  • captain's chair — n. 1. a hardwood armchair having a low, curved back, formed of a single rail supported by spindles, and a saddle seat 2. a bucket seat with a high back that includes a headrest, as in some vans, light trucks, etc …   English World dictionary

  • captain's chair — cap′tain s chair n. fur a chair having a rounded back formed by a rail resting upon vertical spindles • Etymology: 1945–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • captain's chair — a chair having a rounded back formed by a heavy rail resting upon vertical spindles and coming forward to form the arms. [1945 50] * * * …   Universalium

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