captain's chair


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cap·tain's chair

(kăp′tənz)
n.
A wooden chair having a low back with extensions that curve forward to provide armrests.

cap′tain's chair`


n.
a chair having a rounded back formed by a rail resting upon vertical spindles.
[1945–50]
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Noun1.captain's chair - a wooden armchair with a saddle seat and a low back that has vertical spindles
armchair - chair with a support on each side for arms
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