fiddle back


a chair back having a solid splat similar in form to that of a fiddle. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Examples from the Web for fiddle-back

  • He had exchanged a capital horse for a lank and bony creature of which he appeared very fond, called Fiddle-back.

    Oliver Goldsmith|E. S. Lang Buckland

British Dictionary definitions for fiddle-back



a chair with a fiddle-shaped back
a chasuble with a fiddle-shaped front
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