Definition of Ladder-back

1. Noun. A chair with a ladder-back.

Exact synonyms: Ladder-back Chair
Generic synonyms: Chair



2. Noun. The backrest of a chair that consists of two uprights with connecting slats.
Generic synonyms: Back, Backrest
Group relationships: Ladder-back Chair

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ladder-back

lacunule
lacus
lacus lacrimalis
lacustral
lacustrine
lacwork
lacworks
lacy
lad
lad's love
lad culture
ladanum
ladanums
ladder
ladder-back (current term)
ladder-back chair
ladder-proof
ladder logic
ladder polyether
ladder snake
ladder snakes
ladder splint
ladder truck
ladderane
ladderanes
laddered
laddering
ladderless
ladderlike

Literary usage of Ladder-back

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1. Chats on Cottage and Farmhouse Furniture by Arthur Hayden (1912)
"... chair—The Queen Anne splat—Country Chippendale, Hepplewhite, and Sheraton—The grandfather chair—ladder-back types—The spindle-back chair—Corner chairs. ..."

2. Colonial Furniture in America by Luke Vincent Lockwood (1913)
"The next form of Chippendale chair is that which is known as the ladder- back. It was the latest form of the earlier slat-back chair, which probably ..."

3. The Hudson-Fulton Celebration: Catalogue of an Exhibition Held in the by Wilhelm Reinhold Valentiner, Henry Watson Kent, Florence Nightingale Levy (1909)
""ladder-back." Five carved and pierced slats; straight grooved legs. Beech. ... "ladder-back." Four carved and pierced slats ; arms carved ; front legs ..."

4. The Hudson-Fulton Celebration: Catalogue of an Exhibition Held in the by Wilhelm Reinhold Valentiner, Henry Watson Kent, Florence Nightingale Levy (1909)
""ladder-back." Five carved and pierced slats; straight grooved legs. Beech. ... "ladder-back." Four carved and pierced slats ; arms carved ; front legs ..."

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