chair

  • 1 chair — [ ʃɛr ] n. f. • XVe; car 1080; lat. caro, carnis→ carné; acharner I ♦ 1 ♦ Substance molle du corps de l homme ou des animaux, essentiellement constituée des tissus musculaire et conjonctif (opposé à squelette). La chair et les os. Os dépouillés… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 chair — 1. (chêr) s. f. 1°   Toutes les parties molles du corps de l homme et des animaux, et plus particulièrement la partie rouge des muscles. Recevoir une blessure dans les chairs. •   Mais je n ai plus trouvé qu un horrible mélange D os et de chairs… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 3 chair — CHAIR. s. fém. Substance molle et sanguine, qui est entre la peau et les os de l animal. Chair vive, chair morte, chair ferme. Avoir un coup d épée dans les chairs. Avoir la chair bonne. On guérit aisément les blessures qui ne sont que dans les… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • 4 chair — CHAIR. s. f. Substance molle & sanguine qui est entre la peau & les os de l animal. Chair vive. chair morte. chair ferme. il a un coup d espée dans les chairs. il a la chair bonne, on guerit aisément ses blessures. il a la chair mauvaise, il est… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 5 chair — Chair, Caro, Ce que communéement disons Chair, Les Hebrieux dient Scheer. Parquoy semble que nous ayons laissé la premiere lettre, et nous soyons accoustumez à prononcer Cheer. Tous vendans chair cuite, Omnes popinarum institores, B. ex Seneca.… …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 6 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

  • 7 chair — [cher] n. [ME & OFr chaire < L cathedra: see CATHEDRA] 1. a piece of furniture for one person to sit on, having a back and, usually, four legs 2. a seat of authority or dignity 3. the position of a player in an instrumental section of a… …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 chair — ► NOUN 1) a separate seat for one person, with a back and four legs. 2) the person in charge of a meeting or an organization. 3) a professorship. 4) (the chair) US short for ELECTRIC CHAIR(Cf. ↑electric chair). ► …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 Chair — Chair, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Chaired}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Chairing}.] 1. To place in a chair. [1913 Webster] 2. To carry publicly in a chair in triumph. [Eng.] [1913 Webster] 3. To function as chairperson of (a meeting, committee, etc.); as, he… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 chair — chair; chair·man·ship; chair·o·plane; chair·man; …

    English syllables

  • 11 chair — [n1] single seat furniture armchair, bench, cathedra, recliner, rocker, sling*; concept 443 chair [n2] person in or position of authority captain, chairperson, director, fellowship, helm, instructorship, leader, monitor, position of control,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 12 chair|la|dy — «CHAIR LAY dee», noun, plural dies. a chairwoman: »a P.T.A. chairlady. Usage See chairwoman for usage note. (Cf. ↑chairwoman) …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 13 chair — index chairman, management (directorate), moderate (preside over), preside Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 14 chair- — see char …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 15 Chair — This article is about furniture. For other uses, see Chair (disambiguation). Vincent s Chair by Vincent van Gogh …

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  • 16 CHAIR — s. f. Substance molle et sanguine, qui est entre la peau et les os de l homme et des animaux. Chair vive. Chair morte. Chair ferme. Chair molle. Avoir un coup d épée dans les chairs. On guérit aisément les blessures qui ne sont que dans les… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 17 CHAIR — n. f. Substance molle et sanguine qui est entre la peau et les os de l’homme et des animaux. Chair vive. Chair morte. Chair ferme. Chair molle. On guérit aisément les blessures qui ne sont que dans les chairs. Sa plaie va bien, les chairs… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 18 chair — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 piece of furniture ⇨ See also ↑armchair ADJECTIVE ▪ comfortable, comfy (informal), cushioned, padded, plush, soft, upholstered …

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  • 19 chair — Synonyms and related words: Eames chair, Hitchcock chair, TV chair, administer, administrate, anoint, armchair, armless chair, authority, ax, back seat, banquette, bar stool, barber chair, barrel chair, basket chair, batwing chair, be master, bed …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 20 chair — chairless, adj. /chair/, n. 1. a seat, esp. for one person, usually having four legs for support and a rest for the back and often having rests for the arms. 2. something that serves as a chair or supports like a chair: The two men clasped hands… …

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