Boston rocker

noun

: a wooden rocking chair with a high spindle back, a decorative top panel, and a seat and arms that curve down at the front

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Examples of Boston rocker in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Boston rockers postponed all remaining dates in late September and shared the news on social media. The Arizona Republic, 10 Apr. 2024 Pixies It's been 19 years since these reunited Boston rockers staked their claim as the abrasive elder statesmen at Coachella while riding a wave of nostalgia for a moment based, in part, on a rejection of nostalgia. Ed Masley, The Arizona Republic, 1 May 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1836, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Boston rocker was in 1836

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“Boston rocker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Boston%20rocker. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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