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steamer chair

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noun
  1. deck chair.

Origin of steamer chair

First recorded in 1885–90
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Examples from the Web for steamer chair

Historical Examples

  • How silly of her to wish to rest upon that steamer-chair as she has done.

    A Comedy of Marriage and Other Tales

    Guy De Maupassant

  • Though within ten feet, he has not noticed me reclining in a steamer-chair on deck.

    Oswald Langdon

    Carson Jay Lee

  • When he returned to the hotel White was sitting in a steamer-chair on the balcony.

  • There were two girls in the window-seat and another in a steamer-chair.

    A Book of Bryn Mawr Stories

    Marian T. MacIntosh

  • They never picked up a life-boat, or even so much as a steamer-chair.

    By Right of Conquest

    Arthur Hornblow


British Dictionary definitions for steamer chair

steamer chair

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