friar's chair

noun Unabridged


[frahy-lair-oh; Spanish frahy-le-raw]
noun, plural fraileros [frahy-lair-ohz; Spanish frahy-le-raws] . Spanish Furniture.
an armchair of the Renaissance, having a leather seat and a leather back stretched between plain wooden members and having a broad front stretcher.
Also called friar's chair.

< Spanish: literally, of, belonging to a friar, derivative of fraile friar Unabridged
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