backrest

[ bak-rest ]
/ ˈbækˌrɛst /

noun

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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Example sentences from the Web for backrest

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

British Dictionary definitions for backrest

back rest

noun

a support for the back of something
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