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backrest

[bak-rest] /ˈbækˌrɛst/
noun
1.
a support used to rest one's back.
Origin of backrest
1855-1860
First recorded in 1855-60; back1 + rest1
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  • An adjustable centre seat with backrest could be used so as to provide accommodation for six passengers.

    Carriages & Coaches Ralph Straus

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