comb back


a Windsor chair back in which the vertical spindles are surmounted by a broad, carved crest rail resembling a comb.

Nearby words

  1. comatic,
  2. comatose,
  3. comatulid,
  4. comayagua,
  5. comb,
  6. comb jelly,
  7. comb out,
  8. comb-footed spider,
  9. comb-out,
  10. comb-over

Origin of comb back

First recorded in 1900–05 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019