or straight-back



having a straight, usually high, back: a straight-backed chair. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for straight-backed

Historical Examples of straight-backed

  • A table and some straight-backed chairs are the principal pieces.

  • She was going to sit at the table in a straight-backed chair, but he sprang at her.

    T. Tembarom

    Frances Hodgson Burnett

  • He whirled a straight-backed chair about and straddled it as he spoke.

    Dixie Martin

    Grace May North

  • In front there is a garden-table, with a deck-chair on the right of it and a straight-backed one to the left.


    A. A. Milne

  • "Take this chair," she said, pushing forward a straight-backed armchair.

    Mrs. Tree

    Laura E. Richards