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Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
- one that reclines
- an upholstered armchair with a movable back and seat that can be adjusted for recliningalso reclining chair
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
One that reclines, as an armchair that reclines when the sitter lowers the chair's back and raises its front.