invalid chair


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invalid chair

nRoll- or Krankenstuhl m
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invalid chair

n (Brit) → sedia a rotelle
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Under the gleaming icons stood a long invalid chair, and in that chair on snowy-white smooth pillows, evidently freshly changed, Pierre saw- covered to the waist by a bright green quilt- the familiar, majestic figure of his father, Count Bezukhov, with that gray mane of hair above his broad forehead which reminded one of a lion, and the deep characteristically noble wrinkles of his handsome, ruddy face.
He judged by the cautious movements of those who crowded round the invalid chair that they had lifted the dying man and were moving him.
The old lady was heavily veiled, and so weakened by age and sickness that she had to be wheeled aboard the vessel in an invalid chair.
I wished to recline at full length in a cushioned invalid chair, with pictures about me and sumptuous furniture; with frescoed walls and gilded arches above me and vistas of Corinthian columns stretching far before me; with perfumes of Araby to intoxicate my senses and the slumbrous drone of distant noises to soothe me to sleep.
Sir Pitt's invalid chair was wheeled away into a tool-house in the garden; the old pointer used to howl sometimes at first, but these were the only accents of grief which were heard in the Hall of which Sir Pitt Crawley, Baronet, had been master for some threescore years.
Aunt Ablewhite took her exercise in the afternoon in an invalid chair. Rachel accompanied her.
One limbless soldier was wheeled on an invalid chair down St Mary Street, ringing a bell with the vigour of a muffin man.
"We actually got a new pair off an invalid chair as they used to have the same wheels on them."
She hopes to raise enough money to buy a special invalid chair.
The humour both men had shared for more than quarter of a century had come to the fore when Strachan visited Johnstone and watched him getting around in an invalid chair.
Along with a lot of other lots, lot 209 went unsold, probably because it was a severely disabled invalid chair. It looked as if the heaviest man in the world had sat on it, and found it wanting.