chair-days


chair-days
   obsolete
   old age
   Before the advent of hip replacements:
    ... in thy reverence and thy chair-days, thus To die in ruffian battle. (Shakespeare, 2 Henry VI)

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  • Chair days — Chair Chair (ch[^a]r), n. [OE. chaiere, chaere, OF. chaiere, chaere, F. chaire pulpit, fr. L. cathedra chair, armchair, a teacher s or professor s chair, Gr. ? down + ? seat, ? to sit, akin to E. sit. See {Sit}, and cf. {Cathedral}, {chaise}.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chair — (ch[^a]r), n. [OE. chaiere, chaere, OF. chaiere, chaere, F. chaire pulpit, fr. L. cathedra chair, armchair, a teacher s or professor s chair, Gr. ? down + ? seat, ? to sit, akin to E. sit. See {Sit}, and cf. {Cathedral}, {chaise}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chair (sculpture) — Chair Artist Bassett Furniture Year 1959 (1959) Type sculpture Dimensions 590 cm × 370 cm (234 in × 144 in) Location …   Wikipedia

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  • Chair of Saint Peter — The Chair of Saint Peter (bottom, center), by Bernini in St. Peter s Basilica, Rome …   Wikipedia

  • To put into the chair — Chair Chair (ch[^a]r), n. [OE. chaiere, chaere, OF. chaiere, chaere, F. chaire pulpit, fr. L. cathedra chair, armchair, a teacher s or professor s chair, Gr. ? down + ? seat, ? to sit, akin to E. sit. See {Sit}, and cf. {Cathedral}, {chaise}.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English