backed

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From back (verb)

Verb[edit]

backed

  1. simple past tense and past participle of back

Etymology 2[edit]

From back (noun) +‎ -ed.

Adjective[edit]

backed (not comparable)

  1. (obsolete, slang) Put on one's back; killed; rendered dead.
    He wishes to have the senior, or old square-toes, backed; he longs to have his father on six men's shoulders; that is, carried to the grave.
  2. (in combination) Having specified type of back.
    a high-backed chair
    sway-backed
    red-backed shrike
  3. (in combination) Having specified type of backing.
    asset-backed securities

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • The Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue / Lexicon Balatronicum: A Dictionary of Buckish Slang, University Wit, and Pickpocket Eloquence: altered and enlarged (London; 1811)