Backband
Backband Back"band` (b[a^]k"b[a^]nd), n. [2nd back, n. + band.] (Saddlery) The band which passes over the back of a horse and holds up the shafts of a carriage. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Backband — Backband, Ort, so v.w. Bagband …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • backband — /bak band /, n. 1. Carpentry. a piece of millwork surrounding the trim at the top and sides of a door or window. 2. a broad band passing over the back of a horse, for supporting the shafts of a vehicle. [BACK1 + BAND2] * * * …   Universalium

  • backband — noun a broad band that passes over the back of a horse and supports the shafts of a vehicle • Hypernyms: ↑band …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bagband — Gemeinde Großefehn Koordinaten: 53 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Bagband — (Backband), Kirchdorf im hannöverschen Amte Anrich, Fürstenthum OFriesland; fertigt seine Gespinnste (1 Stück Garn = 1 Loth); 1100 Ew …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • back molding — a molding, as a backband, applied to interior window and door trim to conceal the edge of the wall surface. * * * …   Universalium

  • harness — harnesser, n. harnessless, adj. harnesslike, adj. /hahr nis/, n. 1. the combination of straps, bands, and other parts forming the working gear of a draft animal. Cf. yoke1 (def. 1). 2. (on a loom) the frame containing heddles through which the… …   Universalium

  • back molding — a molding, as a backband, applied to interior window and door trim to conceal the edge of the wall surface …   Useful english dictionary

  • back-chain — see ↑backband above. • • • Main Entry: ↑back …   Useful english dictionary

  • back-rope — see ↑backband above. • • • Main Entry: ↑back …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”