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fight·ing chair

A chair that usually can swivel and rock or be positioned at an angle and is equipped with a footrest and rod holders for use on a boat when landing a large fish.
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Noun1.fighting chair - a fixed chair from which a saltwater angler can fight a hooked fish
chair - a seat for one person, with a support for the back; "he put his coat over the back of the chair and sat down"
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No fighting chairs, no harnesses, just man, rod, reel and fish.
Additionally, more than 350 companies will unveil and demonstrate the latest in nautical products and services, including marine electronics, new quiet economical diesel inboard power, air conditioning and refrigeration, bow thrusters and fighting chairs.
The boat was a small beat-up work boat called Lucky Lady with two primitive fighting chairs near the stern and without the sophisticated electronic equipment that today's fishermen regard as essential.