Bath chair

or bath chair



a wheeled and hooded chair, used especially by invalids.
any wheelchair.

Origin of Bath chair

First recorded in 1815–25 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for bath chair

Historical Examples of bath chair

  • He had settled that he was to be his grandmother's horse as soon as he saw the Bath-chair.

    The Fairchild Family

    Mary Martha Sherwood

  • That bath-chair was Hallett's own idea, and he was very proud of it.

    Jack of Both Sides

    Florence Coombe

  • I've been out in a bath-chair this morning—I've just come in; and now I'm to go every day.


    Mary Louisa Molesworth

  • Priscilla wheeled the bath-chair down to the slip and hailed Peter.

    Priscilla's Spies

    George A. Birmingham

  • I could, of course, if you don't mind wheeling me down again in that bath-chair.

    Priscilla's Spies

    George A. Birmingham

British Dictionary definitions for bath chair

Bath chair


a wheelchair for invalids, often with a hood
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