Glastonbury chair

noun

Glas·​ton·​bury chair
ˈglastənˌberē- also -sᵊn-
: a small light folding chair with sloping arms and back and two crossed straight legs at the right and left sides

Word History

Etymology

Glastonbury, Somersetshire, England; so called from its having been designed in imitation of the abbot of Glastonbury's chair preserved in the bishop's palace at Wells, Somersetshire

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“Glastonbury chair.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Glastonbury%20chair. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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