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backrest

[bak-rest]
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noun
  1. a support used to rest one's back.
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Origin of backrest

First recorded in 1855–60; back1 + rest1
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Historical Examples

  • An adjustable centre seat with backrest could be used so as to provide accommodation for six passengers.

    Carriages & Coaches

    Ralph Straus