cogswell chair

noun, often capitalized first C
cogs·​well chair
variants: or less commonly cogswell \ ˈkägzˌwel-​ , -​wəl-​ \ or coxwell chair \ ˈkäkˌswel-​ , -​swəl-​ \

Definition of cogswell chair

: an upholstered easy chair with inclined back, seat cushion, thin open arms, and often cabriole front legs

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History and Etymology for cogswell chair

from the name Cogswell

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“Cogswell chair.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Apr. 2021.

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