Definition of Backhands

1. Noun. (plural of backhand) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of backhand) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Backhands

1. backhand [v] - See also: backhand

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Backhands

backgrounding
backgrounds
backhand
backhand(a)
backhand drive
backhand shot
backhand stroke
backhanded
backhanded compliment
backhanded compliments
backhandedly
backhandedness
backhander
backhanders
backhanding
backhands (current term)
backhaul
backhauled
backhauling
backhauls
backheel
backheeled
backheeling
backheels
backhoe
backhoed
backhoeing
backhoes
backhouse
backhouses

Literary usage of Backhands

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1. A Digested Abridgment, and Comparative View, of the Statute Law of England by Joseph Gabbett (1812)
"... without the consent of the owner, or who shall be aiding or assisting in so doing,] or who shall make use of any gads, withs, bows, or backhands, ..."

2. Methods and Players of Modern Lawn Tennis by Jahial Parmly Paret (1922)
"They do not have aggressive backhands on account of the fact that they are working on the attack theory so much that they run around their backhands. ..."

3. On the Court and Off by Anthony F. Wilding (1912)
"Though the majority of players of note can hardly be called weak on their backhands, very few can claim the same severity and accuracy on this side as on ..."

4. Annual Report of the State Corporation Commission of Virginia by Virginia State Corporation Commission (1906)
"30000 Ibs g backhands, made of Cotton Webbing; see Saddlery. backhands, NOS, see Saddlery, NOS Bacon; see Meats. Bagasse (dry refuse of sugar cane); ..."

5. English Farming Past & Present by Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle (1917)
"Salt, yeast, candle, and backhands, ----- 2d. Himself, his house, his wife, his dog and his cat, - - - 7d. In all - 2s. Od." The average price of a quarter ..."

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