Translation: from english

to back the oars

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  • To back the oars — Back Back (b[a^]k), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Backed} (b[a^]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Backing}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To get upon the back of; to mount. [1913 Webster] I will back him [a horse] straight. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To place or seat upon the back …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To back the field — Back Back (b[a^]k), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Backed} (b[a^]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Backing}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To get upon the back of; to mount. [1913 Webster] I will back him [a horse] straight. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To place or seat upon the back …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To back the sails — Back Back (b[a^]k), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Backed} (b[a^]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Backing}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To get upon the back of; to mount. [1913 Webster] I will back him [a horse] straight. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To place or seat upon the back …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Back — (b[a^]k), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Backed} (b[a^]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Backing}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To get upon the back of; to mount. [1913 Webster] I will back him [a horse] straight. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To place or seat upon the back. [R.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • back|wa|ter — «BAK WT uhr, WOT », noun, verb. –n. 1. a stretch of water held, pushed, or thrown back. 2. Figurative. a) a backward place: »The village was a backwater of civilization. b) a sluggish, stagnant condition or situation: »His job had drifted into a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • back water — To row or turn the paddle wheels backwards • • • Main Entry: ↑back * * * reverse the action of the oars while rowing, causing a boat to slow down or stop …   Useful english dictionary

  • back|wash — «BAK WOSH, WSH», noun. 1. a) the water thrown back by oars, paddle wheels, a passing ship, or surf against rocks. b) a backward current of air behind propellers or jet engines. c) Surfing. a stretch of rough water made by cross currents meeting.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Rime of the Ancient Mariner — (original: The Rime of the Ancyent Marinere) is the longest major poem by the English poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge written in 1797–1798 and published in the first edition of Lyrical Ballads (1798). The modern editions use a later revised version… …   Wikipedia

  • The Blue Lagoon (novel) — infobox Book | name = The Blue Lagoon title orig = translator = image caption = author = Henry De Vere Stacpoole illustrator = cover artist = country = Great Britain language = English series = Blue Lagoon trilogy genre = Romance publisher = T.… …   Wikipedia

  • back — I. /bæk / (say bak) noun 1. the hinder part of the human body, extending from the neck to the end of the spine. 2. the part of the body of animals corresponding to the human back. 3. the rear portion of any part or organ of the body: the back of… …   Australian English dictionary

  • back — noun 1》 the rear surface of the human body from the shoulders to the hips.     ↘the corresponding upper surface of an animal s body.     ↘the spine.     ↘the main structure of a ship s hull or an aircraft s fuselage. 2》 the side or part of… …   English new terms dictionary

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