deck chair


noun

a folding chair, usually with arms and a full-length leg rest, commonly used for lounging on the decks of passenger ships.

Nearby words

  1. decius,
  2. deck,
  3. deck beam,
  4. deck bolt,
  5. deck bridge,
  6. deck crane,
  7. deck department,
  8. deck gang,
  9. deck hand,
  10. deck hook

Origin of deck chair

First recorded in 1880–85

Also called steamer chair.

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