- a wooden chair of many varieties, having a spindle back and legs slanting outward: common in 18th-century England and in the American colonies.
Origin of Windsor chair
First recorded in 1715–25
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Mrs. Postwhistle sat on a Windsor-chair in the centre of Rolls Court.Tommy and Co.
Jerome K. Jerome
- a simple wooden chair, popular in England and America from the 18th century, usually having a shaped seat, splayed legs, and a back of many spindles
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