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Bath chair

or bath chair

a wheeled and hooded chair, used especially by invalids.
any wheelchair.
Origin of Bath chair
1815-25 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the Web for bath-chair
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  • Your butler can sit in the back of the cart and hold the handle of your bath-chair.

    Pomona's Travels Frank R. Stockton
  • I've been out in a bath-chair this morning—I've just come in; and now I'm to go every day.

    Peterkin Mary Louisa Molesworth
  • When I've finished I shall go 'pop,' and get into my bath-chair till I'm wheeled away into the family-vault.

    Dodo Wonders E. F. Benson
  • He had settled that he was to be his grandmother's horse as soon as he saw the bath-chair.

    The Fairchild Family Mary Martha Sherwood
  • Stand on the step and Ill tell him theres a bath-chair round the corner.

    Knock Three Times! Marion St. John Webb
  • I could, of course, if you don't mind wheeling me down again in that bath-chair.

    Priscilla's Spies George A. Birmingham
  • They keep three servants only; no carriage—except the bath-chair.

  • It is having all my drawers open that stands between me and the bath-chair.

    Dodo Wonders E. F. Benson
  • Priscilla wheeled the bath-chair up the hill from the town, chatting cheerfully as she went.

    Priscilla's Spies George A. Birmingham
  • I should say she was in her bath-chair on the Scarborough sands at this moment.

British Dictionary definitions for bath-chair

Bath chair

a wheelchair for invalids, often with a hood
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