from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as king's-cushion.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
But Phronsie was beyond the charms of "lady-chair" or
As to Tina, of course she insisted upon it that we should occasionally carry her in a lady-chair over to this island, that she might inspect our operations and our housekeeping, and we read some of these sketches to her for her critical approbation; and if any of them pleased her fancy, she would immediately insist that we should come over to Miss Mehitable's, and have a dramatic representation of them up in the garret.