fighting chair

noun
a chair fastened to the deck at the stern of a seagoing fishing boat for use by an angler in landing a large fish.

Origin:
1945–50, Americanism

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Fish fighting chair is a heavily built chair usually designed to have a footrest, rod holder, and swivel base attached.
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