Definition of layback
1 : a combination of a receding nose and undershot jaw in certain animals (as a bulldog)
2 : a rock-climbing maneuver in which a climber maintains his balance in a nearly horizontal position by pulling strongly against an underhold or sidehold
3 : the backward inclination of an oarsman's body at the completion of the power phase of a stroke
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Origin and Etymology of layback
from the phrase lay back
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