balloon seat


Definition of balloon seat

: a chair seat that curves outward from the back to the front on each side The top selling furniture was a set of four Massachusetts Queen Anne mahogany balloon seat side chairs that brought $55,680.— Virginia Bohlin, Boston Globe, 19 Mar. 2006

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First Known Use of balloon seat

1935, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of balloon seat was in 1935

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“Balloon seat.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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