camp chair


a light folding chair, usually with a canvas seat and back.

Origin of camp chair

First recorded in 1880–85 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for camp chair

Historical Examples of camp chair

  • He arose from the camp-chair on which he had been sitting, and stretched himself.

    Dave Porter At Bear Camp

    Edward Stratemeyer

  • Sawyer shivered and crept out of his camp-chair to Nestors side.

    Boy Scouts in the Northwest

    G. Harvey Ralphson

  • I was there early, but the auditorium was packed, and I was ushered to a camp-chair in the aisle.

    The Long Day

    Dorothy Richardson

  • He dropped into a camp-chair by the door of the mess-tent and slid off his boots.


    Rudyard Kipling

  • Another officer, when transportation was cut down, held to his camp-chair.

    How to Camp Out

    John M. Gould