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armrest

[ahrm-rest] /ˈɑrmˌrɛst/
noun
1.
a projecting, often padded support for the forearm, as at the side of a chair or sofa or between seats in a theater, car, or airplane.
Also called arm.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; arm1 + rest1
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British Dictionary definitions for arm-rest

armrest

/ˈɑːmˌrɛst/
noun
1.
the part of a chair, sofa, etc, that supports the arm Sometimes shortened to arm
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