bow back



a chair back formed of a single length of wood bent into a horseshoe form and fitted to a seat or arm rail, with spindles or slats as a filling.

Nearby words

  1. bovril,
  2. bovver,
  3. bovver boots,
  4. bow,
  5. bow and scrape,
  6. bow bells,
  7. bow collector,
  8. bow compass,
  9. bow divider,
  10. bow front

Also called hoop back, loop back. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019