noun U.S. Furniture.
a side chair of the early 19th century that has turned legs, a turned crest rail, and one or more slats in the back, and that is painted or stenciled in colors or gold on black.
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Origin of Hitchcock chair
1920–30, Americanism; named after L. A. Hitchcock, 1795–1852, American furniture maker
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