Meaning of fiddle back

fid'dle back"

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a chair back having a solid splat similar in form to that of a fiddle.


Pronunciation: (fid'l-bak"), [key]
— n.
  1. something shaped like a fiddle.
  1. resembling the back or outline of a violin.
  2. (of a veneer figure) having close, fine, dark stripes.
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