Definition of Mendlesham chair in US English:

Mendlesham chair

noun

  • A type of Windsor chair of a design originating in Mendlesham, in which the rods which form the back are enclosed between two pairs of rails.

Origin

1930s. From Mendlesham, the name of a town in Suffolk where the chairs were first made + chair.

Pronunciation

Mendlesham chair

/ˈmɛndlʃ(ə)m ˌtʃɛː/