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armrest

[ ahrm-rest ]
/ ˈɑrmˌrɛst /
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noun
a projecting, often padded support for the forearm, as at the side of a chair or sofa or between seats in a theater, car, or airplane.
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Also called arm.

Origin of armrest

First recorded in 1885–90; arm1 + rest1
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British Dictionary definitions for armrest

armrest
/ (ˈɑːmˌrɛst) /

noun
the part of a chair, sofa, etc, that supports the armSometimes shortened to: arm
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