backstraight

noun
back·​straight | \ ˈbak-ˌstrāt How to pronounce backstraight (audio) \

Definition of backstraight

chiefly British
: backstretch Toomaline Jack, running an excellent backstraight, quickened smartly to range upsides [=even with] Lyreen Mover 20 metres before the penultimate bend …— Richard Birch

First Known Use of backstraight

1905, in the meaning defined above

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“Backstraight.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/backstraight. Accessed 22 November 2019.

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