Adirondack chair


Ad·​i·​ron·​dack chair ˌa-də-ˈrän-ˌdak- How to pronounce Adirondack chair (audio)
: a wooden lawn chair with a high slatted back, broad arms, and a seat that is lower in the back than the front

Examples of Adirondack chair in a Sentence

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Word History


after the adirondack mountains, New York

First Known Use

1906, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Adirondack chair was in 1906

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“Adirondack chair.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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