wing chair

noun

Definition of wing chair

: an upholstered armchair with high solid back and angled sides called also wingback chair

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First Known Use of wing chair

1904

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Definition of wing chair for English Language Learners

  • : a comfortable chair that has a high back with pieces that extend forward at the sides


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