club chair

noun

Definition of club chair

: a deep low thickly upholstered easy chair often with rather low back and heavy sides and arms

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The red velvet club chairs that made 18th-century France feel daringly modern at Paris’s Hôtel Costes back in 1991 catapulted him to global fame. Sarah Khan, Condé Nast Traveler, "How Jacques Garcia Turned an Old Church into London's Hottest Hotel," 23 Aug. 2018 The House’s entry level foyer best exemplifies this, with tufted leather club chairs, velvet chesterfield couches, antique chandeliers, and worn Persian rugs that punctuate the weathered wooden plank floors. Rachel Waldman, Vogue, "7 Exclusive Social Clubs Where Non-Members Can Stay the Night," 17 July 2018 Velvet club chairs and settees invite guests to lounge even though the shops on Broadway beckon from beyond the oversize windows. Jennifer Fernandez, ELLE Decor, "Be The First To Stay At This Stunning Saratoga Springs Grande Dame Hotel Reborn," 17 Nov. 2017 In the living area, a 1940s club chair by Jean-Michel Frank and a 1970s Maison Jansen circular banquette are upholstered in shearling and leather, respectively, by Edelman; the artwork is by Julian Opie. Bob Morris, ELLE Decor, "HOUSE TOUR: A Glamorous West Village Loft That's Made For Entertaining," 22 Nov. 2016 Whereas other beach hotels might feature a swell of rattan pieces, sea-blue art, and white linens, Hotel Californian favors graphic wallpapers, gold snake sconces, and emerald green club chairs. Danielle Fox, ELLE Decor, "Martyn Lawrence Bullard Gives the Hotel Californian a Dose of Funk," 29 May 2018 The club chairs in the foreground have waterfall skirts for a slipcovered feeling. Mimi Read, House Beautiful, "This Family-Friendly Waterfront Home Is Brimming with Nostalgia," 26 Feb. 2018 Unfortunately, Palermo’s hotel game isn’t the strongest, but the central Grand Hotel Palme has generously sized rooms with club chairs and marble baths right next door to the beautiful 19th-century Teatro Politeama, home to Sicily’s orchestra. Erin Florio, Condé Nast Traveler, "3 Days in Sicily," 16 Apr. 2018 But the wake-up call comes from a 1930s French sideboard in orange lacquer, a high-octane shade repeated in the chic welting of a club chair. Vicky Lowry, ELLE Decor, "HOUSE TOUR: An Art Deco Apartment In Chicago That's All About Personal Style," 9 Nov. 2017

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First Known Use of club chair

1919, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of club chair was in 1919

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