Adirondack chair

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Etymology[edit]

After the Adirondacks, a mountain chain in New York State.

Noun[edit]

Adirondack chair (plural Adirondack chairs)

  1. (Canada, US) A kind of outdoor lounge chair made of wood, with wide arm rests. [from 20th c.]
    • 1993, TC Boyle, The Road to Wellville, Penguin, published 1994, page 104:
      Nurse Graves […] wheeled him out onto the veranda, where he was lifted into an Adirondack chair and positioned so that he was facing the sun—or, rather, the spot in the firmament the sun might have occupied if it hadn't gone south for the winter.

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