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steamer chair

Origin of steamer chair
1885-90 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • He wanted very much to sit down, and he was unwilling to occupy any other steamer-chair, for fear its owner might claim it.

    The Honorable Percival Alice Hegan Rice
  • When he returned to the hotel White was sitting in a steamer-chair on the balcony.

  • "Me, but it's been high," he gasped, coming up from his first plunge and leaning back in the water as if it were a steamer-chair.

  • Though within ten feet, he has not noticed me reclining in a steamer-chair on deck.

    Oswald Langdon Carson Jay Lee
  • The uncles and aunts on the piazza turned to look at us; her mother arose from a steamer-chair and came across the lawn.

    The Mystery of Choice Robert William Chambers
  • There were two girls in the window-seat and another in a steamer-chair.

    A Book of Bryn Mawr Stories Marian T. MacIntosh
  • Mrs. Sherman felt the motion of the vessel too much to be able to do more than lie out on deck in her steamer-chair.

    The Little Colonel's Hero Annie Fellows Johnston
  • They never picked up a life-boat, or even so much as a steamer-chair.

    By Right of Conquest Arthur Hornblow
  • They noticed that the figure in the steamer-chair nearest them had suddenly raised itself a little and then had sat bolt upright.

  • Sheldon tottered to his feet at last, and half-fell into the steamer-chair.

    Adventure Jack London
British Dictionary definitions for steamer-chair

steamer chair

a type of reclinable chair with a wooden or wicker frame, sometimes upholstered, designed for relaxing in
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