Penny drew up her knees for a chin rest and gloomily watched her chum row.
The 'chin rest' was meant to give the player a better grasp of his instrument.
I absolutely disapprove, in theory, of chin rest, cushion or pad.
Increasing technical demands, sudden pyrotechnical flights into the higher octaves brought the 'chin rest' into being.
Penny sat down on the edge of the bed, drawing up her knees for a chin rest.
The maple neck was worn to a shabby gray and the varnish had been sweated off the chin rest.