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Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
a support for the head, as on a dentist's chair, automobile seat, etc.
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- A support for the head, as at the back of a chair.
- A cushion attached to the top of the back of an automotive vehicle's seat, especially to prevent whiplash. Also called head restraint.