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aback


 
  Grep  of  noun  aback 
  huckaback 
 
  Overview  of  adv  aback 
 
  The  adv  aback  has  2  senses  (no  senses  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  aback  --  (having  the  wind  against  the  forward  side  of  the  sails;  "the  ship  came  up  into  the  wind  with  all  yards  aback") 
  2.  aback  --  (by  surprise;  "taken  aback  by  the  caustic  remarks") 
 
  Overview  of  adv  aback 
 
  The  adv  aback  has  2  senses  (no  senses  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  aback  --  (having  the  wind  against  the  forward  side  of  the  sails;  "the  ship  came  up  into  the  wind  with  all  yards  aback") 
  2.  aback  --  (by  surprise;  "taken  aback  by  the  caustic  remarks") 



aback definition