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basket chair

a wicker chair the arms of which are a forward continuation of the back.
Origin of basket chair
1625-35 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • "A promise is a promise," replied Dr. Severn, rising from his basket chair.

  • Trix had descended from the table, and seated herself in a basket chair.

    Antony Gray,--Gardener Leslie Moore
  • He sat down on the basket chair at the foot of my bed, facing me, and with his back to the light.

    Betty Grier Joseph Waugh
  • "And she's so young," he thought, as he looked across at the basket chair.

    Love Among the Chickens P. G. Wodehouse
  • The colonel had drawn forward a basket chair, and was leaning back in it with crossed legs, and one foot swinging.

    The Isle of Unrest Henry Seton Merriman
  • Smuts had grown used to the basket chair and was settling down for a nap.

    Just William Richmal Crompton
  • And this time Mrs. Armine noticed that the basket chair did not creak beneath his movement.

    Bella Donna Robert Hichens
  • And the tiny noise was followed by the creak of a basket chair.

    Bella Donna Robert Hichens
  • Lablache was ensconced in his basket chair, and Horrocks was at the great man's desk.

  • And only three days ago she had been sitting in the basket chair.

    A Mere Accident George Moore
British Dictionary definitions for basket chair

basket chair

a chair made of wickerwork; a wicker chair
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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