from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A support for the neck, used in resting.
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As she sat in the car, knowing that she was still too shocked to drive, Lacey leaned her head back against the neck-rest and acknowledged wearily that she was now in danger of adding guilt to all her emotional burdens.
The raven flapped with a tinkling metallic sound into the air, hovering, as a neck-rest rose out of the chair's back and enveloped the Planner's silver head.
At the end of that movement, however, the violist broke his neck-rest.