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wing chair

or winged chair

a large upholstered chair having a back with wings.
Origin of wing chair
First recorded in 1900-05 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • They were chatting animatedly and would not have seen her had she not scrambled from the wing chair.

    Voice from the Cave Mildred A. Wirt
  • The wing chair and willow chairs, and the hour-glass Chinese chairs, will go beautifully with mahogany things or with oak things.

    The House in Good Taste

    Elsie de Wolfe
British Dictionary definitions for wing chair

wing chair

an easy chair having wings on each side of the back
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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