morris chair

noun

: an easy chair with an adjustable back and removable cushions

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Illustration of morris chair

Word History

Etymology

William Morris

First Known Use

1885, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of morris chair was in 1885

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“Morris chair.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/morris%20chair. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

morris chair

noun
mor·​ris chair
ˌmȯr-əs-,
ˌmär-
: an easy chair with an adjustable back and removable cushions

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