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basket chair

a wicker chair the arms of which are a forward continuation of the back.
Origin of basket chair
First recorded in 1625-35 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • "And she's so young," he thought, as he looked across at the basket chair.

    Love Among the Chickens P. G. Wodehouse
  • Trix had descended from the table, and seated herself in a basket chair.

    Antony Gray,--Gardener Leslie Moore
  • He did not rise from his basket chair, but extended a welcoming hand.

    Thorley Weir

    E. F. (Edward Frederic) Benson
  • Smuts had grown used to the basket chair and was settling down for a nap.

    Just William Richmal Crompton
  • "A promise is a promise," replied Dr. Severn, rising from his basket chair.

  • And she sat down, with a query in her eye, into the basket chair.

    Betty Grier Joseph Waugh
  • And the tiny noise was followed by the creak of a basket chair.

    Bella Donna Robert Hichens
  • As soon as he was gone, Mrs. Armine sat down on a basket chair.

    Bella Donna Robert Hichens
  • And only three days ago she had been sitting in the basket chair.

    A Mere Accident

    George Moore
  • Adams, with his coat off, pipe in mouth, was leaning back in a basket chair with his feet on a sugar box.

    The Pools of Silence H. de Vere Stacpoole
British Dictionary definitions for basket chair

basket chair

a chair made of wickerwork; a wicker chair
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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