back of

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Definition of back of

US, informal
: behind … stood leaning against a parked car out back of the building …— Peter Goldman et al. They now sit … just two games back of the Yankees in the wild card race.— Steve Buckley

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the equipment shed is a concrete structure back of the school

First Known Use of back of

1694, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of back of was in 1694

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“Back of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/back%20of. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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