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folding chair

a chair that can be collapsed flat for easy storage or transport.
Origin of folding chair
1670-80 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • The Duc de Bourgogne undressed in another room, in the midst of all the Court, and seated upon a folding-chair.

  • He sat down in the folding-chair, and whistled noiselessly for a time.

    The War in the Air Herbert George Wells
  • I went out and walked along the sea-shore, followed by a folding-chair on which I sat down every ten steps.

    Letters to an Unknown Prosper Mrime
  • In order to sit down beside the young lady he needed a folding-chair.

    Sarrasine Honore de Balzac
  • He and the baron took armchairs and the young hostess sat on a folding-chair, with one elbow on her harpsichord.

    The Mesmerist's Victim Alexandre Dumas
  • The Virgin is seated in a folding-chair which is familiar in fifteenth-century art.

    Donatello David Lindsay, Earl of Crawford
  • Putting out shaking hands, she raised herself by the arms of the folding-chair and stood upright.

  • In the meanwhile, Brooke had flung himself down in a folding-chair in his tent.

    A Damaged Reputation Harold Bindloss
  • Sir S. gave his place at the table and his folding-chair to Mrs. West, and finished his luncheon, standing up, with Mr. Norman.

    The Heather-Moon C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  • A folding-chair was placed beneath Fatkoura's window for the Prince of Tosa, who desired to witness the execution.

    The Usurper Judith Gautier

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