meaning of antimacassar

antimacassar meaning in General Dictionary

A cover for the back or hands of a chair or couch an such like to avoid all of them from wear or from becoming soiled by macassar or any other oil through the tresses

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  • some ornamented cloth that shields the rear of a chair from tresses essential oils
  • A cover for back or hands of a chair or sofa, etc., to avoid all of them from being soiled by macassar or other oil from hair.

antimacassar meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) A cover for the straight back or arms of a chair or settee, etc., to stop all of them from being soiled by macassar or any other oil from the hair.