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fiddle back

  1. a chair back having a solid splat similar in form to that of a fiddle.
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  • 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


  1. a chair with a fiddle-shaped back
  2. a chasuble with a fiddle-shaped front
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