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cane chair

a chair, the back and seat of which are made of interlaced strips of cane.
Origin of cane chair
First recorded in 1690-1700 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The floor all round the bath was dirty, and the only furniture was one cane chair.

    From Jungle to Java Arthur Keyser
  • With some solemnity the door was shut, and a cane chair placed for the girl.

    A Room With A View E. M. Forster
  • Raul perched on a cane chair, his hat on the floor beside him.

    When the Owl Cries Paul Bartlett
  • In her triumph Jessie rose from the cane chair where she had sat reclining.

    True and Other Stories George Parsons Lathrop
  • And, lying in her cane chair, Linda felt so light; she felt like a leaf.

    The Garden Party Katherine Mansfield
  • He has nothing to do but to slumber in the cane chair and receive his tithe of the harvest.

    Hodge and His Masters Richard Jefferies
  • Henry, meanwhile, had quietly taken his seat in a cane chair.

    The Free Rangers Joseph A. Altsheler
  • He sat down on a cane chair—there were two in the room—and looked about him.

    Adrift in New York

    Horatio Alger
  • I gulped down the stiff brandy-and-soda, then glanced across to where Nayland Smith lay extended in the long, cane chair.

  • He pulled forward a cane chair, shook his head at Augusta, and glanced almost timidly at Lilias.

    A Life For a Love L. T. Meade

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