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car seat

a removable seat designed to hold a small child safely while riding in an automobile and that usually attaches to a standard seat with hooks or straps.
a removable cushion or pad for a driver or passenger to sit on while traveling by automobile, to give extra height or comfort. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • Kenneth had lighted his cigar and was lying back against the cushion of the car-seat.

    Empire Builders Francis Lynde
  • That's the number of hours you're going to sit here on a car-seat, is it?

    Glory and the Other Girl Annie Hamilton Donnell
  • Then she stepped up to the car-seat, as slowly and deliberately as a sovereign stepping up to her throne.

    The Prairie Mother Arthur Stringer
  • He rested his pad on the car-seat and began to write, but Miss Morgan intruded herself in the first line.

    The Candidate Joseph Alexander Altsheler
  • As he began to realize it all and to think how terrible was this loss, he laid his head down on the car-seat before him and cried.

  • She opened her eyes and turned them languidly as directed, but without raising her head from the back of the car-seat.

  • The young man in the gray clothes rose up, took something from under the car-seat and went out.

    The Other Girls Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney

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