stick-back

stick-back
\\ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷\ adjective
Etymology: stick (I) + back
: having a back with spindles driven into the seat and the top rail or bow

Windsor chairs are stick-back chairs

stick-back gig — American Guide Series: North Carolina


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