high chair


Definition of high chair

: a child's chair with long legs, a footrest, and usually a feeding tray

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But there’s a high chair stashed in the kitchen, and the corners of tables and chairs are rounded, should a toddler stumble into them. Jill Gleeson, Good Housekeeping, "Menopause Doesn't Make Me Invisible," 5 Oct. 2018 Besides infant to junior-sized clothing and maternity wear, the more-than-200 sellers will have toys, outdoor play equipment, strollers, high chairs, car seats, baby equipment, furniture, books, videos, DVDs and sports equipment. Hannah Kirby, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Chase away winter at Cream City 5K April 28 in West Allis," 23 Apr. 2018 Tracking Trump’s Trade Talks The National Retail Federation, whose members include Amazon.com Inc. and Walmart Inc., asked for the removal of 1,100 tariff lines and was granted 48 of its requests, including for high chairs and infant car seats. Josh Zumbrun, WSJ, "The Steel Industry Gets What It Wants on Tariffs," 22 Oct. 2018 At dinnertime on a weekday, the place is jammed — couples digging chopsticks into rice, pals catching up, a family or two making good use of the restaurant’s two high chairs. Kara Baskin, BostonGlobe.com, "Quick Bite: Dakzen near Davis Square for Bangkok-style street food," 5 July 2018 Mime’s forest hut boasts an oversize playpen and high chair, and a wall decorated with a child’s drawings, including a large dragon; everything is brightly colored. Heidi Waleson, WSJ, "‘Siegfried’ Review: Far From Child’s Play," 6 Nov. 2018 The tech giant’s AirPods got a reprieve, too, as did fitness trackers from Fitbit Inc. Parents Trump’s administration excluded big-ticket children’s items including car seats, high chairs and playpens from the final list. Daniela Wei, The Seattle Times, "Winners and losers from Trump’s tariffs," 18 Sep. 2018 Also removed from the tariff list: Bluetooth devices, bicycle helmets, high chairs and car seats. Recode Staff, Recode, "Recode Daily: Apple Watch and AirPods escape Trump’s list of China tariffs," 18 Sep. 2018 Other products that came off the list included chemical inputs, bike helmets and child-safety furniture such as high chairs and playpens. Tripp Mickle, WSJ, "Apple Avoids U.S. Tariffs on Smartwatches, Earbuds," 17 Sep. 2018

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First Known Use of high chair

1913, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of high chair was in 1913

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English Language Learners Definition of high chair

: a child's chair that has long legs so that the child sits at the height of a dining table

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