Windsor chair

Wind·​sor chair | \ˈwin-zər- \

Definition of Windsor chair 

: a wooden chair with spindle back, raking legs, and usually a saddle seat

called also Windsor

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Windsor chair

First Known Use of Windsor chair

1740, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Windsor chair

Windsor, England

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The first known use of Windsor chair was in 1740

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