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backrest

backrest

noun back·rest \-ˌrest\

: a support for a person to lean back against while sitting

Full Definition of BACKREST

:  a rest for the back

Examples of BACKREST

  1. a chair with a cushioned backrest

First Known Use of BACKREST

1859

backrest

noun back·rest \ˈbak-ˌrest\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BACKREST

:  a rest for the back

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