Bath chair

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Named from Bath, the home of its inventor, James Heath.



Bath chair (plural Bath chairs)

  1. (historical) an early form of wheelchair with three wheels, used to transport ladies or invalids, common in Victorian England
    • 1904: He was an invalid, keeping his bed half the time, and the other half hobbling round the house with a stick or being pushed about the grounds by the gardener in a Bath chair. — Arthur Conan Doyle, ‘The Adventure of the Golden Pince-Nez’ (Norton 2005, p.1096)