balloon seat


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Noun1.balloon seat - a seat that has a bell shape (on some 18th century chairs)
seat - any support where you can sit (especially the part of a chair or bench etc. on which you sit); "he dusted off the seat before sitting down"
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And the standard repertory of 18th century design elements -- acanthus leaves, balloon seats, cabriole legs and shell carvings -- was not forgotten.

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