death chair

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Noun1.death chair - an instrument of execution by electrocutiondeath chair - an instrument of execution by electrocution; resembles an ordinary seat for one person; "the murderer was sentenced to die in the chair"
instrument of execution - an instrument designed and used to take the life of a condemned person
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Council: We will learn from Alun's death CHAIR of the Wrexham Adult Safeguarding Board, Andrew Figiel said after the inquest:"The Board at the time initiated a Serious Case Review involving all agencies to ascertain the circumstances of his death and to establish whether there were lessons to be learned about the way in which local professionals and agencies worked together to safeguard vulnerable adults.
Inventor John Pauley said he came up with the idea for his Dolly Death Chairs because he was fed up with cute Barbie stories.