backband

[bak-band]
noun
1.
Carpentry. a piece of millwork surrounding the trim at the top and sides of a door or window.
2.
a broad band passing over the back of a horse, for supporting the shafts of a vehicle.

Origin:
back1 + band2

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backband

noun
a broad band that passes over the back of a horse and supports the shafts of a vehicle 
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Example sentences
In this case a type of shouldered architrave with reeded backband is employed.
Various other rooms in the house share backband moldings.
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