American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An armchair with a high back from which project large, enclosing side pieces.
- n. A chair with a high back from which project small side pieces, originally to protect from draught
- n. easy chair having wings on each side of a high back
“Aaron Stemple, sitting with a ledger and a bundle of financial reports in the wing chair in the small bedroom, listened to the plashing of rain and the moan of the wind and wasn't surprised that Lottie had not come up from town that day.”
“As the marble hallways echoed to unaccustomed sounds of objects being moved and people shouting, Mary Carson shifted herself from her wing chair to her desk, drew a sheet of parchment forward, dipped her pen in the standish, and began to write.”
“Mary Carson was extraordinarily aware of how everything on Drogheda was done, from deploying the sheep to cracking a stock whip; she summoned Paddy to the big house some days before the shearers came, and without moving from her wing chair she told him precisely what to do down to the last little detail.”
“His Grace of Portsmouth, a massive figure with a wild mane of startlingly white hair and a heavy face that despite the lines of age still bore the unmistakable Caverlock features, seated in a large wing chair to one side of the hearth, did.”
“My parents and Babci bumped into each other as they fumbled into their coats and went and called Mrs. Zak from down the street to come over and sit in the wing chair between the aquarium kit and the official Junior Olympic bobsled.”
“In the mercantile, where they went to buy new haycock covers, Abner and Mrs. Cobb made an appropriate fuss, and the little Cobbs gathered around, begging for turns to sit in the big wing chair behind the counter and hold the baby.”
“For the occasion, our friend George Partel built a platform, and on it we placed a wing chair draped in velvet and surrounded by flowers.”
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