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Definition of Chair

Chair

  1. A movable single seat with a back.
  2. An official seat, as of a chief magistrate or a judge, but esp. that of a professor; hence, the office itself.
  3. The presiding officer of an assembly; a chairman; as, to address the chair.
  4. A vehicle for one person; either a sedan borne upon poles, or two-wheeled carriage, drawn by one horse; a gig.
  5. An iron block used on railways to support the rails and secure them to the sleepers.
  6. To place in a chair.
  7. To carry publicly in a chair in triumph.

Chair Quotations

A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what else does a man need to be happy?
Albert Einstein

My uncle's dying wish - he wanted me on his lap. He was in the electric chair.
Rodney Dangerfield

Haven't you felt a peculiar sort of worry about the chair in your living room that no one sits in?
Nicholson Baker

We're not handling things anymore before they arrive on our doorstep. I like to feel how thin porcelain can be, run my hand over a textile, see if I want to sit in a chair.
Nate Berkus

There's a little vanity chair that Charlie gave me the first Christmas we knew each other. I'll not be parting with that, nor our bed - the four-poster - I'll be needing that to die in.
Helen Hayes
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Chair Translations

chair in Afrikaans is stoel
chair in Danish is stol
chair in Dutch is stoel
chair in Finnish is tuoli
chair in German is Stuhl, Vorsitz, Stuhl
chair in Italian is presidenza, sedia
chair in Norwegian is stol
chair in Portuguese is cadeira
chair in Spanish is presidencia, silla
chair in Swedish is stol
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