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corner chair

noun
1.
a chair having an approximately square seat with a leg at each corner and a back extending around two adjacent sides.
Also called roundabout chair.
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  • Do you see that old fellow in the corner chair just behind the orchestra?

    The March Family Trilogy, Complete William Dean Howells
  • Undoubtedly,” said a voice from the corner chair; “and so do we.

    The Wolves of God Algernon Blackwood
  • All eyes centred on the speaker, a middle-aged, well-dressed, commonplace man occupying a corner chair.

    The Case and Exceptions

    Frederick Trevor Hill
  • By turns, he sat stiffly in a corner chair or paced uneasily, his head swiveling constantly.

    Citadel Algirdas Jonas Budrys
  • There are some fairly modelled Toby jugs, of modern origin, one in particular seated in a corner chair, with a salt-glaze surface.

    Chats on Old Earthenware Arthur Hayden
  • After that, Mrs. Miller tried the corner chair, and soon moved away.

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