Meaning of Brewster chair

Brew'ster chair"

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a chair of 17th-century New England having heavy turned uprights with vertical turned spindles filling in the back, the space beneath the arms, and the spaces between the legs. Cf. Carver chair.
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