What does backband mean?

backband meaning in General Dictionary

The band which passes on the back of a horse and stands up the shafts of a carriage

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  • a broad band that passes across straight back of a horse and aids the shafts of a vehicle
  • The band which passes throughout the back of a horse and holds up the shafts of a carriage.

backband meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) The musical organization which passes across back of a horse and supports the shafts of a carriage.