farthingale chair


an English chair of c1600 having no arms, a straight and low back, and a high seat.

Nearby words

  1. farther,
  2. farthermost,
  3. farthest,
  4. farthing,
  5. farthingale,
  6. fartlek,
  7. faruk i,
  8. fas,
  9. fasb,
  10. fasces

Origin of farthingale chair

First recorded in 1900–05

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