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Definition of "antimacassars" []

  • Plural form of antimacassar. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "antimacassars" in a sentence
  • "There was a sofa in the room, but it was horsehair, with high ends both alike, not comfortable, which were covered with curious complications called antimacassars, that slipped off directly they were touched, so that anybody who leaned upon them was engaged continually in warfare with them, picking them up from the floor or spreading them out again."
  • "Tapestry Chamber, where her ladies were more or less busy in embroidering "chair-backs" (she was too much in the movement not to know that the term "antimacassars" was a solecism)."
  • "One of them is the house, antimacassars and all, of a little old granny in a bad neighborhood."