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deck chair

a folding chair, usually with arms and a full-length leg rest, commonly used for lounging on the decks of passenger ships.
Also called steamer chair.
Origin of deck chair
1880-85 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Those days of lounging around in an overcrowded hotel swimming pool, sitting on a broken deck chair are gone.
  • Christine was already at the club, her bronzed arms and legs stretched out on a canary-colored deck chair by the pool.
  • He sat in my deck chair, a cigar half consumed in his white, dexterous-looking fingers.
  • The health care survey provides only deck chair options on a sinking benefits package.
  • The two devised a reclining deck chair with beechwood slats that would return to its original position.

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