Salem rocker

noun

Definition of Salem rocker

: an early 19th century rocking chair with heavy scrolled seat and arms and a back of slender curved spindles and scrolled and often painted and stenciled top rail

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from Salem, Massachusetts

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“Salem rocker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Salem%20rocker. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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