Easy Chair - (Furniture)

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Easy Chair - (Furniture) The term dates from the late seventeenth century or early eighteenth century as applied to a chair 'adapted for ease or repose'. In Sheraton's Cabinet Dictionary (1803) we read of a tub-shaped chair 'stuffed all over and intended for sick persons, being both easy and warm...'

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