- an adjustable frame for assisting invalids to sit up in bed.
Also called chair bed.
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Examples from the Web for bed chair
Roma was lying on a bed-chair in the frescoed room which had once been the Pope's salon.
Roma was assisted back to the bed-chair, and then, conversation being impossible, Rossi began to read.