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.

    A Cure For Love

  • 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.

    Starchild Omnibus

  • At the end of that movement, however, the violist broke his neck-rest.

    Stories from The Sun


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