backbar

[bak-bahr]
noun
1.
Shipbuilding. a short length of angle iron fitted over flanges of two angle irons butted together side by side to connect or reinforce them.
2.
a construction of shelves and counter space behind a bar, used for storing bottles, glasses, etc.

Origin:
back1 + bar1

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