wheel back


a chair back having the form of a circle or oval with spindles or bars meeting at the center.

Nearby words

  1. wheedle,
  2. wheel,
  3. wheel and axle,
  4. wheel and deal,
  5. wheel animalcule,
  6. wheel blacks,
  7. wheel bug,
  8. wheel clamp,
  9. wheel horse,
  10. wheel lock

Origin of wheel back

First recorded in 1905–10

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