bath chair

noun
\ ˈbath- How to pronounce bath chair (audio) , ˈbäth- \

Definition of bath chair

: a hooded and sometimes glassed wheeled chair used especially by invalids broadly : wheelchair

Examples of bath chair in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But federal programs such as Medicare and Medicaid do not always cover the costs of wheelchairs and walkers, lifts and bath chairs and bedside commodes. Maria L. La Ganga, idahostatesman, "Medical equipment can change your life. It can also empty your wallet. Now there’s help | Idaho Statesman," 19 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of bath chair

1765, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bath chair

Bath, England

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“Bath chair.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bath%20chair. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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