Windsor chair


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Windsor chair

n.
A wooden chair having a high spoked back, outward-slanting legs connected by a crossbar, and a contoured seat.

[After Windsor2England.]

Windsor chair

n
(Furniture) a simple wooden chair, popular in England and America from the 18th century, usually having a shaped seat, splayed legs, and a back of many spindles

Wind′sor chair′


n.
any of various wooden chairs of 18th-century England and America, having a spindle back and legs slanting outward.
[1715–25]

Windsor chair


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A comfortable wooden chair with arms, a spoked back, and splayed legs.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Windsor chair - straight chair having a shaped seat and a back of many spindlesWindsor chair - straight chair having a shaped seat and a back of many spindles
side chair, straight chair - a straight-backed chair without arms
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And how much more interesting did the spectacle become, when, starting into full life and animation, as a simultaneous call for 'Pickwick' burst from his followers, that illustrious man slowly mounted into the Windsor chair, on which he had been previously seated, and addressed the club himself had founded.
The two tables put together in a corner, were, at length, converted into a very fair bed; and the stranger was left to the Windsor chairs, the presidential tribune, the beery atmosphere, sawdust, pipe-lights, spittoons and repose.
Purl made the blue Windsor chair nearest the camera in Figure 5 for his daughter.
A reissue of a design from the 1950s by the company's founder, Lucian Ercolani, the all-purpose Windsor Chair provides a timeless simple elegance and is a hugely popular piece.
The Mantua Dining Furniture Collection from Ercol, made of ash, is elegant and |timeless The Windsor chair is made in solid ash and available in a range of finishes |
Auction items donated by library supporters include paintings, a beautiful mantel clock, an exquisite hand-crafted Windsor chair, travel packages, baskets and specialty items, as well as gift certificates and tickets.
Until a few years ago, though, something was missing; or so thought Curtis Buchanan, longtime Jonesborough resident and noted Windsor chair maker.
Which is why it is so refreshing to see Industrial Facility's Branca chair so prominently displayed: beautiful, comfortable furniture, well crafted and exploiting the most contemporary of manufacturing techniques, does not have to be self-indulgent; it can be as elegant and economical as a Windsor chair, design not as art but as the perfect blend of culture, industry, technology and craft.
Using the back of a Windsor chair, he added some antennas for accents, a slab of birch for the seat and old automotive springs for legs.
So why not spice things up a bit with this funky customised addition to anyone's home, made as it is from reclaimed old Windsor chair legs and a snazzy customised shade.
As one of the Royal Family has announced his engagement I suggested an antique child's high Windsor chair that could be used now and passed on for the next few generations.
This Windsor chair seat took about an hour to carve with the grinder.

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