back score

noun

1
: a line in curling drawn tangent to the parish and parallel with and midway between the sweeping score and the foot score
2
: a record in bridge of the number of points each player has won or lost in the course of the game

Word History

First Known Use

1925, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of back score was in 1925

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“Back score.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/back%20score. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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