antimacassar


an·ti·ma·cas·sar

noun \ˌan-ti-mə-ˈka-sər\

Definition of ANTIMACASSAR

:  a cover to protect the back or arms of furniture

Origin of ANTIMACASSAR

anti- + Macassar (oil) (a hairdressing)
First Known Use: 1844

Other Household Terms

cruet, curiosity, duvet, fiasco, sham, taper, valance, whatnot

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