roach back


: an arched back (as of a dog)

Illustration of roach back

Illustration of roach back

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1750, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of roach back was circa 1750

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Cite this Entry

“Roach back.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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