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banister back

noun Furniture.
  1. a back of a chair or the like, usually having semicircular spindles between the top rail and the cross rail or seat.
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Historical Examples of banister back

  • From 1710 to 1720 the banister-back chair was much used, though it never enjoyed equal favor with the slat-back type.

    Colonial Homes and Their Furnishings

    Mary H. Northend