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notchback

[noch-bak] /ˈnɒtʃˌbæk/
noun
1.
a style of back for an automobile in which there is a sharp vertical drop-off from the roof line to the trunk.
2.
an automobile having such a back.
Compare fastback.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65; notch + back1, on the model of hatchback, fastback, etc.
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