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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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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Cite this Entry

“Boston rocker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Boston%20rocker. Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

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