carver chair

carver chair
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Usage: usually capitalized 1st C
Etymology: after John Carver died 1621 first governor of Plymouth Colony; from a specimen belonging to him
: a heavy turned chair having three vertical and three horizontal spindles in the back

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a chair of 17th-century New England, having a frame formed entirely of turned pieces, a back filled with several spindles, and no spindles between the arms and the seat. Cf. Brewster chair.
[1900-05; named after John CARVER, who owned one of this kind]

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