Definition of comb-back in English:

comb-back

Syllabification: comb-back

noun

  • A high-backed Windsor chair with a straight top rail: [as modifier]: a comb-back rocker
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    • The comb-back Windsor armchair with traces of its original paint dates to about 1770 and comes from Rhode Island.
    • Nearby is a New Hampshire comb-back rocking chair of about 1825 that retains its original red paint with freehand cream-colored decoration.
    • This is essentially a replica of one of the later, very stylish comb-backs from Philadelphia.

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