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camp chair

a light folding chair, usually with a canvas seat and back.
Origin of camp chair
First recorded in 1880-85 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • She used to go out on the beach and sit in a camp chair and read!

  • She had been sitting in a camp chair, bundled in heavy clothing, when she died.

  • Sanders sat before the chief's hut in his camp chair and nodded.

    Sanders of the River Edgar Wallace
  • Finally, during one of her frequent movings, she inadvertently set the leg of her camp chair in a hole and went over backward.

    The Dude Wrangler

    Caroline Lockhart
  • "It's easy for us all to philosophize adversely about such things," said the general, sitting up straight in his camp chair.

    The Main Chance Meredith Nicholson
  • Hamilton of the Houssas rose up from his camp chair and stretched himself to his full six feet.

    Bones Edgar Wallace
  • Under this shelter were located a couple of hammocks, a small folding table for writing, and a camp chair.

    Fighting in Cuban Waters Edward Stratemeyer
  • We saw the camp chair on which Sister Julie sat all night in front of the hospital and kept the Germans out.

    A Journey Through France in War Time Joseph G. Butler, Jr.
  • Miss Dane was accommodated with a camp chair aft, while Warden dived into the cabin to change his clothes.

    The Message Louis Tracy
  • He staggered into the mess-tent, swayed a moment, tried to salute, and then dropped in a heap on to the camp chair offered to him.

    On the Heels of De Wet

    The Intelligence Officer

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