Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having the bottom or seat made of splints, or thin strips of wood, generally interwoven: as, a splint-bottomed chair. Also split-bottomed.
“And Widow Blunt rocked backwards and forwards in her splint-bottomed chair and watched the robins, and the next thing she knew the clock struck six and woke her up.”
“Then Widow Blunt sat down in her splint-bottomed chair by the kitchen window and watched Robert Robin and Mrs. Robert Robin come and pick her cherries.”
“Widow Blunt rocked back and forth in her splint-bottomed chair and laughed, and laughed, and laughed.”
“Widow Blunt sat in her splint-bottomed chair by her kitchen window and laughed and laughed, and laughed.”
“Impossible," said Miss Custer, glancing around at the cleanness of everything with flattering significance, and seated herself in a low splint-bottomed chair.”
“Aunt Jane rose briskly, folded up the one that lay across her knees, and whisked out another from the huge pile in an old splint-bottomed chair.”
“Mingling with the song I could hear the creak of her old splint-bottomed chair as she rocked gently to and fro.”
“Umph! we seem in great spirits to-night," leading the way back to the fire-place, beside which stood her easy splint-bottomed chair.”
“Judith sank lower in her splint-bottomed chair, looking fixedly above the flaxen heads at her knees, out through the open door, across the chip pile, and away to the bannered splendours of the autumn slopes.”
“Did I meet who, Creed?" inquired Judith, setting the bowl down on a splint-bottomed chair, spreading a clean towel across the quilts, and preparing for his breakfast.”
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