- a straight-backed chair without arms.
Also side·chair [sahyd-chair] /ˈsaɪdˌtʃɛər/.
Origin of side chair
First recorded in 1920–25
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Examples from the Web for side chair
Just look at that fat old roistering chair conversing with the thin straight-laced prig of a side-chair, next to him.Polly and Her Friends Abroad
Lillian Elizabeth Roy