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barrel chair

noun, U.S. Furniture.
1.
an easy chair having a high, semicircular back forming a single upholstered piece with the wings or arms; tub chair.
Also called barrel-back chair
[bar-uh l-bak] /ˈbær əlˌbæk/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1840-1850
1840-50, Americanism
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