Definition of Boston rocker

1. Noun. A rocking chair that has a high spindle back and a decorative top panel.

Generic synonyms: Rocker, Rocking Chair

Lexicographical Neighbors of Boston Rocker

Boston Harbor
Boston Mess
Boston Tea Party
Boston baked beans
Boston brahmin
Boston brown bread
Boston bull
Boston crab
Boston cream pie
Boston exanthema
Boston fern
Boston ivy
Boston lettuce
Boston opium
Boston rocker (current term)
Boston terrier
Boswellia carteri
Boswellia serrata

Literary usage of Boston rocker

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Boston Cooking School Magazine of Culinary Science and Domestic Economics by Mass Boston Cooking School (Boston, Boston Cooking School (Boston, Mass.) (1914)
"The Boston rocker and the red, table-cloth, covered table may have had their places in the old New England kitchen, which was also the family living-room; ..."

2. The Book of Boston by Robert Shackleton (1916)
"... there is the same reddish carpet with its great roses, there are the same chairs, the same Boston rocker, the same table, the same row of book-shelves, ..."

3. The Bookman (1903)
"She could not sit still ; she had risen and was inspecting the slender old Boston rocker in which she had been sitting. "It's every bit mahogany," she ..."

4. Memories of an Old Actor by Walter Moore Leman (1886)
"... where Brigham used to sit on a Boston rocker in the center of the pit, with his numerous family in the lower tier of boxes on either side. ..."

5. A Windsor Handbook: Comprising Illustrations & Descriptions of Winsor by Wallace Nutting (1917)
"Undoubtedly the "Boston rocker," was the most popular chair for common use. The spindles were made on a lathe with a ring and follower, or a back gauge. ..."

6. Early American Craftsmen by Walter Alden Dyer (1915)
"Windsor rockers were made which soon developed into a variety of special rocking-chair forms, including the famous Boston rocker. The styles of the middle ..."

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