Bath chair


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Bath chair

 (băth, bäth)
n.
A hooded wheelchair used especially for invalids, typically at a spa.

[After Bath.]

Bath chair

n
(Medicine) a wheelchair for invalids, often with a hood

Bath′

(or bath′) chair`,


n.
1. a wheeled and hooded chair, used esp. by invalids.
2. any wheelchair.
[1815–25; after Bath, England]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bath chair - a wheelchair usually pushed by an attendant, as at a spa
wheelchair - a movable chair mounted on large wheels; for invalids or those who cannot walk; frequently propelled by the occupant
Translations

Bath chair

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References in classic literature ?
And twice a day I should go down in a Bath chair to the Colonnade to drink the waters.
During the best part of it I religiously followed the doctor's mandate and did nothing whatever, except moon about the house and garden and go out for two hours a day in a Bath chair.
It was known that she had insisted on sending her own carpenter to look into the possibility of taking down the end panel of the front pew, and to measure the space between the seat and the front; but the result had been discouraging, and for one anxious day her family had watched her dallying with the plan of being wheeled up the nave in her enormous Bath chair and sitting enthroned in it at the foot of the chancel.
He was an invalid, keeping his bed half the time, and the other half hobbling round the house with a stick or being pushed about the grounds by the gardener in a Bath chair.
Mortimer, the gardener, who wheels the Bath chair, is an army pensioner--an old Crimean man of excellent character.
He'd quite lost the use of his limbs; but then he'd got a Bath chair, and somebody to draw him; and that's what you won't have, I doubt, Bessy.
MANY 77-year-olds would be sitting in their bath chair in the nursing home on the seafront, but not Eric Wheeler, as he demonstrated when chucking buckets of water over his steaming winner Malih after a division of the mile handicap.
The ATI Foundation will be purchasing Nicholas a $735 Rifton Blue Wave bath chair, which will allow a safer bathing environment for both him and his caregivers.
He would take flight, fleet-footed, racing ahead of his dog on errands, sprinting in the quicksilver of his youth, in his prime when the world was younger, and now he was fat-bound with a creaky closed mind and so utterly reliant on that glorified bath chair ofcar to get around.
He was in his 80s at the time and was pushed around the village in a bath chair by some boy scouts.
He looked puzzled and slightly horri-fied rather than submissive, and began pumping feebly at the chairs height adjustment handle, which squeaked embarrassingly like the baldy bloke's bath chair being pushed in a Benny Hill chase sequence.
He said: "I have called it, a bird in a bath chair.