from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A chair mounted on rockers, in which one may rock.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A chair mounted upon rockers.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a chair mounted on rockers
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The rest of the album is rocking-chair pleasant, assuming that rocking chair is in a bedroom and not on a front porch.
He avoided them and passed down the porch, but they cornered him against a rocking-chair and the railing.
THEN he built in a roof-window just outside my room where he put the telescope next to a bookshelf with a rocking-chair.
Gottman found that all couples -- those who are happily married into their rocking-chair years and those who divorce before they hit their fifth anniversary -- disagree more or less the same amount.
You're sitting by a crackling fire (a fake one, of course, since wood-burning fireplaces were outlawed a decade ago) in your favorite antique rocking-chair with a grandchild snuggled up in your lap.
Ed M, another "rocking-chair veteran," also shared Mike's faith in matrimony.
Mike T, for example, had lived in his parents 'home collecting G.I. Bill unemployment benefits ( "rocking-chair money") since returning five months earlier; every night he could be found drinking in one of Morris' taverns.
And he sat in this starry rocking-chair of my dad's and began rocking, as if that was all he had come for.
After a 19-save effort in a 4-0 series-opening win Saturday, Chris Osgood stopped 22 in a rocking-chair game and earned his third blanking of the playoffs - 13th of his career.
"You can't judge a book by its cover," is the old rocking-chair adage.