or winged chair
- a large upholstered chair having a back with wings.
Origin of wing chair
First recorded in 1900–05
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Examples from the Web for wing chair
Scherherazade, the white Persian cat, occupied the wing-chair.
He sank into a wing-chair before the fire and rested his head on his thin hand.
As he spoke, he slouched wearily over to the wing-chair Alison had recently occupied, and dropped into it like a dead weight.The Bandbox
Louis Joseph Vance
As a safe and sane compromise she took refuge behind the back of the wing-chair.
In chapter 6, Des Esseintes is relaxing in a wing-chair in front of the fire, remembering an event.Against The Grain
- an easy chair having wings on each side of the back
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