ladder-back

adjective
lad·​der-back | \ ˈla-dər-ˌbak How to pronounce ladder-back (audio) \

Definition of ladder-back

of furniture
: having a back consisting of two upright posts connected by horizontal slats

First Known Use of ladder-back

1908, in the meaning defined above

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“Ladder-back.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ladder-back. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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