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cane chair

  1. a chair, the back and seat of which are made of interlaced strips of cane.
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Origin of cane chair

First recorded in 1690–1700
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples of cane chair

  • Next to the cane-chair was Hannah's mahogany bed, which had been stripped.


    Arnold Bennett

  • Marie noiselessly brought a cane-chair, and seated herself by the table, opposite her parents.

  • He motioned Balthasar to withdraw, and then sat down, weary and exhausted, in his cane-chair.

  • My boy Poole here will look after you, and to-morrow or next day we will carry you up on deck and let you lie in a cane-chair.

    Fitz the Filibuster

    George Manville Fenn