Definition of Rocking chair

1. Noun. A chair mounted on rockers.

Exact synonyms: Rocker
Specialized synonyms: Boston Rocker, Platform Rocker, Shoofly
Generic synonyms: Chair
Terms within: Rocker, Round, Rung, Stave
Derivative terms: Rock



Definition of Rocking chair

1. Noun. A chair with a curved base which can be gently rocked (swung) back and forth. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Rocking chair

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1. The Damnation of Theron Ware by Harold Frederic (1896)
"For answer, Theron threw himself wearily into the big old farm rocking-chair on the other side of the stove, and shook his head with a lengthened sigh ..."

2. The Damnation of Theron Ware by Harold Frederic (1896)
"For answer, Theron threw himself wearily into the big old farm rocking-chair on the other side of the stove, and shook his head with a lengthened sigh. ..."

3. The Damnation of Theron Ware by Harold Frederic (1896)
"For answer, Theron threw himself wearily into the big old farm rocking-chair on the other side of the stove, and shook his head with a lengthened sigh. ..."

4. The Cuban and Porto Rican Campaigns by Richard Harding Davis (1898)
"CHAPTER III THE ROCKING-CHAIR PERIOD AFTER Dewey's victory on May 1st, and while Sampson was chasing the will-of-the- wisp squadron of Spain, ..."

5. The Workers: An Experiment in Reality by Walter Augustus Wyckoff (1898)
"... will hereafter be for me the sturdy figure of Mr. Barton in his working clothes, seated in a rocking-chair with his head bowed over a Bible as he reads, ..."

6. The Diseases of Children: A Work for the Practising Physician by Meinhard von Pfaundler, Arthur Schlossmann, Henry Larned Keith Shaw, Linnæus Edford La Fétra (1908)
"The Epstein rocking chair is especially recommended for children with ... Epstein rocking chair. have the head of the child lie upon a soft ring or upon a ..."

7. The Story of My Childhood by Clara Barton (1907)
"To this day my seat on a saddle or on the back of a horse is as secure and tireless as in a rocking chair, and far more pleasurable. ..."

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