fighting chair

noun

: a chair from which a salt-water angler plays a hooked fish

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The multipurpose aft deck, which is fully open yet still offers protection from the elements, features a fishing store, live bait tanks and a fighting chair. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 1 Dec. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1950, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of fighting chair was in 1950

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“Fighting chair.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fighting%20chair. Accessed 31 Jan. 2023.

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