Adirondack chair

Ad·​i·​ron·​dack chair | \ ˌa-də-ˈrän-ˌdak- How to pronounce Adirondack chair (audio) \

Definition of Adirondack chair

: a wooden lawn chair with a high slatted back, broad arms, and a seat that is lower in the back than the front

First Known Use of Adirondack chair

1906, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Adirondack chair

after the adirondack mountains, New York

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The first known use of Adirondack chair was in 1906

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“Adirondack chair.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.

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