I can't seem to grasp this word here. Is this 'lounge' this chair?:“Well, I don't want to bother y'all,” she said. “I'm just going to lay over yonder with Karen and get some sun.” My wife was sitting on a lounge across the pool, watching our kids. Babs turned away to go over there.
('Everybody's All-American' by Frank Deford)
6. a sofa or couch, esp one with a headrest and no back (Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers)
How could you have a headrest and not a back?
And, how could a couch sprawl across a pool???