back score


Definition of back score

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

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First Known Use of back score

1925, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Back score.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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