Definitions

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  • adj. having a low back

Etymologies

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Examples

  • It has mostly fixed seating, in the form of low-backed wood benches, some of which face each other.

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  • He is not a small man, but he seems dwarfed somehow by the low-backed chair into which he has folded himself, his hunched shoulders, dark neck, and orb of black curly hair a silhouette that remains stationary throughout the whole event.

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  • Seated relaxed: use a low-backed chair or a stool with no back support.

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  • I joined Mother and Dorothy, who sat side by side on a long, low-backed bench, exchanging family news in quiet voices.

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  • In a vacuum, I don't have a problem with cut-out tops and low-backed minidresses.

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  • In a vacuum, I don\'t have a problem with cut-out tops and low-backed minidresses.

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  • She was wearing a pair of thin, low-backed training shoes and a small bag bounced by her side as she ran.

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  • All neatly dressed in finely woven wool with little by way of ornamentation, most were talking quietly over their wine in pairs, cloaks draped over their low-backed chairs, though three men and a woman with long beaded braids were tossing bright red dice from a winecup at one table.

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  • Nearly everything in the small round tent was unsteady, from the tiny table to her narrow camp cot, and the only sturdy piece, a low-backed chair, was rude enough to have come from the poorest farm kitchen.

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  • A center aisle split eight rows of low-backed wooden benches, and there was a space of about two cubits between the stone walls and the end of the benches.

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