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wing chair

also wing·chair  (wĭng′châr′)
An easy chair with a high back and side panels between the seat and armrests.
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wing chair



(Furniture) an easy chair having wings on each side of the back
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wing′ chair`

a large upholstered chair having a high back with wings.
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Noun1.wing chair - easy chair having wings on each side of a high backwing chair - easy chair having wings on each side of a high back
easy chair, lounge chair, overstuffed chair - a comfortable upholstered armchair
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