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steamer chair

Origin of steamer chair
First recorded in 1885-90 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Professor Toussaint introduced himself, and led Frederick to his wife, who was lying stretched out in a steamer chair.

    Atlantis Gerhart Hauptmann
  • I am going to take the steamer chair and do it up in ribbons when I get ashore.

  • Lying back in her steamer chair, she looked across the gray-green water and thought and wondered.

    Honey-Sweet Edna Turpin
  • So few men know how to arrange one comfortably in a steamer chair.'

    A Woman Intervenes Robert Barr
  • Mrs.Bobbsey was sitting in a steamer chair near the door of her room, where she could watch the children.

  • Old Mr. Longworth dozed most of his time in his steamer chair.

    A Woman Intervenes Robert Barr
  • Phil must have a steamer chair, plenty of clothes, wraps, and contrivances.

  • In the balcony La Signorina reposed in a steamer chair, gazing seaward.

    The Lure of the Mask Harold MacGrath
  • He was in a steamer chair now, and lying back, he blew smoke at the ceiling.

    Paris Vistas Helen Davenport Gibbons
  • I came into the bedroom, and here I sit on Herbert's steamer chair.

    The Red Rugs of Tarsus Helen Davenport Gibbons
British Dictionary definitions for steamer chair

steamer chair

a type of reclinable chair with a wooden or wicker frame, sometimes upholstered, designed for relaxing in
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