- a chair mounted on rockers or springs so as to permit a person to rock back and forth while sitting.
Origin of rocking chair
Examples from the Web for rocking chair
Historical Examples of rocking chair
His wife sat down in the rocking-chair with a sigh of despair.One Day's Courtship
"Ya'as," she replied, from a rocking-chair in the corner facing him.Southern Lights and Shadows
She collapsed in a rocking-chair and put her handkerchief to her face.Thankful's Inheritance
Joseph C. Lincoln
Galusha Bangs, in the rocking-chair by the center table, was looking at her.
Miss Hoag leaned back in her rocking-chair and closed her eyes.
- a chair set on curving supports so that the sitter may rock backwards and forwards