The chairing took place on the day following the declaration of the poll.
On the contrary, the women saw nothing absurd in drowning him with flowers and the men in "chairing him."
Now the gatherings have been deprived of some of their most characteristic features; and even the chairing is almost forgotten.
On the 27th the newly-elected members dined with their supporters at the Norfolk Hotel, and the chairing took place on the 28th.
Its chairing of the bards is an ancient ceremony; its gorsedd of bards is probably modern.
That chairing has gone out should be a source of extraordinary relief at Westminster.
The chairing of the successful candidates took place on August 2nd.
He and Hobhouse once started on their “chairing” from the house at the corner of Sloane Street.
Proctors bull-dogs were rolled over in the mud, and the proctors treated to the dignity of a chairing.
This picture had evidently seen service as "a chairing" in some English book.