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reading chair

noun
1.
a chair of the 18th century having an adjustable reading stand attached to the back and a crest rail extending forward on both sides to form armrests, designed to be sat on facing the back.
Origin
1795-1805
1795-1805
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Examples from the web for reading chair
  • Rooms include daily newspaper delivery, work spaces, a reading chair and climate control.
  • We've cleared out the downstairs playroom and moved in a bed, a comfy reading chair, a smoke alarm.
  • By evening, he would collapse into his reading chair, often not waking until the next morning.
  • Now the tattered old volume rests next to my reading chair.

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