a chair of the 18th century, having arms with closed spaces between them and the seat.
a type of French armchair made from about 1725 having a wide deep seat and upholstered sides and back. In later examples, woven cane is often used instead of upholstery
a sofa of a similar design
a farm, country estate, or other rural retreat maintained by a wealthy owner as a facility for rest and recreation. Historical Examples A Short History of French Literature George Saintsbury Historic Paris Jetta S. Wolff
Henry, 1811–88, U.S. social reformer: founder of A.S.P.C.A. Historical Examples Ginger-Snaps Fanny Fern Ginger-Snaps Fanny Fern Lippincott’s Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, October, 1877, Vol. XX. No. 118 Various The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 7 (of 12) Robert G. Ingersoll Phemie Frost’s Experiences Ann S. Stephens From the Easy Chair, series 3 […]
an industrial city in W Germany, near Cologne.
noun (South African, slang) a vagabond, esp one living on the slopes of Table Mountain in the Western Cape province of South Africa