chair (n.) Old form(s): Chaire, Chaires
place of authority
Cor IV.vii.52[Aufidius to Lieutenant] power ... / Hath not a tomb so evident as a chair
JC III.ii.64[Third Plebeian to all, of Antony] Let him go up into the public chair
MW V.v.61[Mistress Quickly as Queen of Fairies to all] The several chairs of order look you scour / With juice of balm
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