Glastonbury chair

noun Glas·ton·bury chair \ˈglastənˌberē- also -sən-\

Definition of Glastonbury chair

  1. :  a small light folding chair with sloping arms and back and two crossed straight legs at the right and left sides

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Origin and Etymology of glastonbury chair

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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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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