Barber chair



a chair used by barbers, adjustable in height and having an adjustable headrest, back, and footrest.
English Furniture. a corner chair having a solid splat extending above the toprail to form a headrest.
Historical Examples

You know, the barber chair is only so far from the sink, but there’s not room for two men between that and the sink.
Warren Commission (10 of 26): Hearings Vol. X (of 15) The President’s Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy

His parents sat him in the barber chair, and his hair filled up the entire shop!
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