Definition of "rush-bottomed" [rush-bottomed]

  • Having a bottom or seat made with rushes: as, a rushbottomed chair.

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "rush-bottomed" in a sentence
  • "She retreated to the landing-place till he had opened the shutters, and then saw an apartment the most forlorn she had ever beheld, containing no other furniture than a ragged stuff bed, two worn-out rush-bottomed chairs, an old wooden box, and a bit of broken glass which was fastened to the wall by two bent nails."
  • "All their worldly goods are a bag, a large chest and an old chair: one, old, high - backed, rush-bottomed chair: a solitary settler in itself."
  • "The very furniture, the red paper with yellow patterns in the drawing-room, the numerous rush-bottomed chairs in the dining-room, the faded wool-work cushions, embroidered with figures of girls and dogs, on the sofa, the branching lamps, and the gloomy-looking portraits on the walls — everything inspired an involuntary melancholy, about everything there clung a sense of chill and flatness."