backrest

[ bak-rest ]
/ ˈbækˌrɛst /

noun

a support used to rest one's back.

Nearby words

  1. backpack,
  2. backpacker,
  3. backpacking,
  4. backplate,
  5. backpressure,
  6. backronym,
  7. backroom,
  8. backrub,
  9. backrush,
  10. backs

Origin of backrest

First recorded in 1855–60; back1 + rest1

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British Dictionary definitions for back rest

back rest

noun

a support for the back of something
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