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90s Slang You Should Know

folding chair

a chair that can be collapsed flat for easy storage or transport.
Origin of folding chair
First recorded in 1670-80 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • In my role of "interesting invalid," I was carried to it, sitting in my folding chair, which never left me in all my travels.

    From the Caves and Jungles of Hindostan Helena Pretrovna Blavatsky
  • It was white, and lay in the folding chair on the opposite side of the room.

    A Laodicean Thomas Hardy
  • She presented Evelyn to her duenna, and the señora Morales indicated a folding chair.

    The Coast of Adventure Harold Bindloss
  • She went at once into the tent, and sat down on a folding chair.

    Bella Donna Robert Hichens
  • The general owned a folding chair, and whenever his back was turned every one would make a rush to get into it.

    Notes of a War Correspondent Richard Harding Davis
  • Instantly the girls began a loud hurrah, but the folding chair suddenly shut up, with Julie frantically trying to balance herself.

    Girl Scouts at Dandelion Camp Lillian Elizabeth Roy
  • Gerd van Riebeek dropped himself into a folding chair and took Little Fuzzy on his lap.

    Little Fuzzy Henry Beam Piper

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