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camp chair

a light folding chair, usually with a canvas seat and back.
Origin of camp chair
1880-85 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Approaching quietly on that first morning, I unfolded my camp-chair and sat down in the shade of the maple.

    Upon The Tree-Tops Olive Thorne Miller
  • He arose from the camp-chair on which he had been sitting, and stretched himself.

    Dave Porter At Bear Camp Edward Stratemeyer
  • I went to sleep in a camp-chair and absolutely ruined my reputation as an ardent fisherman.

    Tales of Fishes Zane Grey
  • I was there early, but the auditorium was packed, and I was ushered to a camp-chair in the aisle.

    The Long Day Dorothy Richardson
  • Another officer, when transportation was cut down, held to his camp-chair.

    How to Camp Out John M. Gould
  • He dropped into a camp-chair by the door of the mess-tent and slid off his boots.

    Kim Rudyard Kipling
  • The flap was open; she sat inside on a camp-chair, her red head in her arms, doubled over in an attitude of tragic despair.

    Quick Action Robert W. Chambers
  • "But that is the very place," cried Edith, and Albert, and Mrs. Jerrold from her camp-chair.

    Mae Madden Mary Murdoch Mason
  • Winthrop found a camp-chair, and placed himself near her as she slowly swayed in her hanging seat to and fro.

    East Angels Constance Fenimore Woolson
  • He swam before my eyes, and I pointed to the surgeon's camp-chair.

    Lazarre Mary Hartwell Catherwood

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