back answer

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back answer (plural back answers)

  1. A sharp reply given to someone.
    • 1901, William Henley, Bus-driver:
      He’s called The General from the brazen craft
      And dash with which he sneaks a bit of road
      And all its fares; challenged, or chafed, or chaffed,
      Back-answers of the newest he’ll explode;

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