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.
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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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In fact, the steward would almost invariably come up to me, sitting in the captain's chair at the head of the table, to say in a grave murmur, "The captain asks for one more slice of meat and two potatoes." We, his officers, could hear him moving about in his berth, or lightly snoring, or fetching deep sighs, or splashing and blowing in his bath-room; and we made our reports to him through the keyhole, as it were.
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He has recovered from a tight calf problem and after a difficult first campaign in the captain's chair wants to sign off by clinching third spot.
Pine trades in the captain's chair of the Enterprise for the helm of the rescue boat, a woefully undersized vessel for such a large-scale rescue in seas raging with giant waves.
Beyond the Horizon: Sailing Around the World on "Columbine" has only one prerequisite for complete enjoyment; and that requirement is an overall interest in sailing-whether it be from an armchair or from the captain's chair.
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