a wooden chair back having a design pressed, rather than carved, into its crossrails.
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How to use press-back in a sentence
Senator Kennedy decided to send the press back to the hotel, but that he would go on, and keep his promise to Bishop Tutu.
He does well to be proud of his men and of the way they played up to-day when he called upon them to press back the enemy.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I | Ian Hamilton
Press back on bottom of slanted stick and place your treadle against the stick.Deadfalls and Snares | A. R. (Arthur Robert) Harding
Preparations were now made to press back the forces marshalled in rebellion at all points.The Seventh Regiment | George L. Wood
Wadley covered his eyes with his hand and tried to press back from his brain the horrible visions he kept seeing.Oh, You Tex! | William Macleod Raine
I make a vast effort to return; but it is, as though I press back, upon an invisible wall.The House on the Borderland | William Hope Hodgson