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director's chair

di·rec·tor's chair

(dĭ-rĕk′tərz, dī-)
n.
A light folding armchair having a plastic, wooden, or metal frame and a back and seat usually made of canvas.

[From its use by motion picture directors on the set.]

director's chair

n
(Furniture) a light wooden folding chair with arm rests and a canvas seat and back

direc′tor's chair`


n.
a lightweight folding armchair with transversely crossed legs and a canvas seat and back panel traditionally used by motion-picture directors.
[1950–55]
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