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wing chair

Syllabification: wing chair

Definition of wing chair in English:

noun

A high-backed armchair with side pieces projecting from the back, originally in order to protect the sitter from drafts.
Example sentences
  • The formality can be seen in the coffee table, in the pink chair, in the settee by the window, and in the striped wing chair.
  • I should have mentioned I am wearing a smoking jacket and sitting in a leather wing chair as I dictate this.
  • The next week he was an old man, sitting in his blue wing chair in grandma's living room - frustrated, angry, and somehow… broken.

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