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Definition of "sedan-chair" [sedan-chair]

  • Same as sedan, 1. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "sedan-chair" in a sentence
  • "The show's signature image is of a marvelously carved, unpainted 40-inch-high palanquin—a partly open sedan-chair on carrying poles—designed to bear aloft a divinely inhabited figure in processions."
  • "Shall we also avoid direct eye-contact with your majesty, or shall we just prostrate ourselves in the mud as you're borne past us in your sedan-chair?"
  • "King had not popped his crown and state robes into a sedan-chair, bundled himself into it along with them, hurried down to the chamber where the"