Its short waist suited her youthful bust and flat back and narrow shoulders.
This makes a flat back with no fullness and is called a bound placket.
The back is then "rounded" by use of a hammer; if the book is to be a "flat back" one, the rounding is very slight.
And he went to the fireplace, turned round, and began to warm his flat back.
This upset me so that I forgot thereafter to keep a flat back at the finish of the stroke.
She looked towards the open door and saw the footman's flat back, and narrow head covered with carefully plastered hair.
Much must however be determined by the size and shape of the book as to whether a flat back is adopted or not.
The viol differed from the violin family proper in having a flat back like a guitar, and rounded corners.
A deformed negro held a lease of the ferry, and pulled a flat back and forth across the river by means of a chain and windlass.
He's got a straight, flat back and good teeth and eyes—will they make up for a shabby wardrobe and no visiting list?