back·​lins | \ ˈbaklə̇nz \

Definition of backlins

dialectal, British

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First Known Use of backlins

1786, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for backlins

Middle English (northern dialect) bakling, from bak back + -ling

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“Backlins.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 7 December 2019.

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