straight chair


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straight chair

n
(Furniture) a straight-backed side chair
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.straight chair - a straight-backed chair without armsstraight chair - a straight-backed chair without arms
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"
rung, stave, round - a crosspiece between the legs of a chair
splat - a slat of wood in the middle of the back of a straight chair
Windsor chair - straight chair having a shaped seat and a back of many spindles
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They know," interrupted the little man crisply, leaning against the straight chair back, which rose higher than his fragile head.
In his sage-colored pants and jacket, white shirt with no tie, he appears as bland as the room, which is empty but for a straight chair and a sign with an arrow pointing to the left.
One of her most memorable discursions saw her hold forth on the locations of encounters past: "Best I ever had was in a straight chair in a country chateau outside Paris, France
It can work sitting up in a straight chair, but not a La-Z-Boy chair.
As a widow, she is missing love in the present; but she also misses out on love in the future, when the possibility of developing a friendship with a young American fizzles out, and reflects on her loss of love in the past, as she spends her days sitting on a straight chair, gazing out into her garden, and remembering happier times.