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  • English Word Backare Definition Stand back! give place! -- a cant word of the Elizabethan writers, probably in ridicule of some person who pretended to a knowledge of Latin which he did not possess.
  • English Word Backare Definition Same as Baccare.
  • English Word Backband Definition The band which passes over the back of a horse and holds up the shafts of a carriage.
  • English Word Backbite Definition To wound by clandestine detraction; to censure meanly or spitefully (an absent person); to slander or speak evil of (one absent).
  • English Word Backbite Definition To censure or revile the absent.
  • English Word Backbiter Definition One who backbites; a secret calumniator or detractor.
  • English Word Backbiting Definition Secret slander; detraction.
  • English Word Backboard Definition A board which supports the back wen one is sitting;
  • English Word Backboard Definition A board serving as the back part of anything, as of a wagon.
  • English Word Backboard Definition A thin stuff used for the backs of framed pictures, mirrors, etc.
  • English Word Backboard Definition A board attached to the rim of a water wheel to prevent the water from running off the floats or paddies into the interior of the wheel.
  • English Word Backboard Definition A board worn across the back to give erectness to the figure.
  • English Word Backbond Definition An instrument which, in conjunction with another making an absolute disposition, constitutes a trust.
  • English Word Backbone Definition The column of bones in the back which sustains and gives firmness to the frame; the spine; the vertebral or spinal column.
  • English Word Backbone Definition Anything like , or serving the purpose of, a backbone.
  • English Word Backbone Definition Firmness; moral principle; steadfastness.
  • English Word Backboned Definition Vertebrate.
  • English Word Backcast Definition Anything which brings misfortune upon one, or causes failure in an effort or enterprise; a reverse.
  • English Word Backdoor Definition Acting from behind and in concealment; as, backdoor intrigues.
  • English Word Backdown Definition A receding or giving up; a complete surrender.
  • English Word Backed Definition of Back
  • English Word Backed Definition Having a back; fitted with a back; as, a backed electrotype or stereotype plate. Used in composition; as, broad-backed; hump-backed.
  • English Word Backer Definition One who, or that which, backs; especially one who backs a person or thing in a contest.
  • English Word Backfall Definition A fall or throw on the back in wrestling.
  • English Word Backfriend Definition A secret enemy.
  • English Word Backgammon Definition A game of chance and skill, played by two persons on a "board" marked off into twenty-four spaces called "points". Each player has fifteen pieces, or "men", the movements of which from point to point are determined by throwing dice. Formerly called tables.
  • English Word Backgammon Definition In the game of backgammon, to beat by ending the game before the loser is clear of his first "table".
  • English Word Background Definition The space which is behind and subordinate to a portrait or group of figures.
  • English Word Background Definition A place in obscurity or retirement, or out of sight.
  • English Word Background Definition Ground in the rear or behind, or in the distance, as opposed to the foreground, or the ground in front.