deck chair

noun

Definition of deck chair

: a folding chair often having an adjustable leg rest

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Examples of deck chair in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Late in the afternoon, giddy from the spread of Russian caviar and iced Moët & Chandon, Blanche turned her attention to a guest reclining in a deck chair with his feet balanced on the boat rail, reading and smoking a cigarette. April White, Smithsonian Magazine, 24 May 2022 As the group arrived in the parking lot at the foot of Mount Karkom, there was an unexpected bonus: Professor Anati, now in his early 90s, was sitting in a deck chair, holding court and promoting his books. New York Times, 31 Dec. 2021 Pryor also allegedly threw a deck chair at the woman and then pumpkins, which damaged the windshield. cleveland, 6 Oct. 2021 The story ends with Aschenbach contracting cholera and expiring in a deck chair, reaching for his beloved, all his dignity fled. Jo Livingstone, The New Republic, 24 Sep. 2021 Nearly 400 artifacts — from the ship's china to a battered deck chair — are on display. Travis Dorman, USA TODAY, 4 Aug. 2021 With extreme heat, new shrubs may benefit from temporary shade, like a cage with shade cloth, or a high deck chair over them for a few days. oregonlive, 4 July 2021 On a bright balmy morning in Santa Monica, Angelica Far lounged on a green deck chair, sipping a frozen coffee and taking in the sun. Luke Money, Los Angeles Times, 30 Mar. 2021 Guests also have the option to purchase an upgrade that includes a deck chair, table, popcorn, and separate area to the side of your vehicle. Isabel Garcia, House Beautiful, 4 Sep. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of deck chair

1884, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of deck chair was in 1884

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Last Updated

4 Jun 2022

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“Deck chair.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/deck%20chair. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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