Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In furniture, one of the horizontal members of the frame which forms or supports the seat, as in a chair or a sofa.

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Examples

  • Harz saw Mr. Nicholas Treffry in a long, whitish dust-coat; his Italian servant, perched behind, was holding to the seat-rail, with a nervous grin on his dark face.

    Complete Project Gutenberg John Galsworthy Works

  • Adrian, for dear life, with his heart in his mouth, held hard to the seat-rail at his side.

    The Lady Paramount

  • a long, whitish dust-coat; his Italian servant, perched behind, was holding to the seat-rail, with a nervous grin on his dark face.

    Villa Rubein, and other stories

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