Definition of bath chair noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


bath chair

BrE BrE//ˈbɑːθ tʃeə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbæθ tʃer//
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a special chair with wheels, used in the past for moving a person who was sick or old Word Originearly 19th cent.: named after the city of Bath, in SW England, which attracted many invalids because of the supposed curative powers of its hot springs.