How Do You Spell BACKSET?

Correct spelling for the English word "Backset" is [b_ˈa_k_s_ɛ_t], [bˈaksɛt], [bˈaksɛt]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Usage Examples for BACKSET

  1. But he will get a backset if Benjamin goes home - "Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens" by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009
  2. Deer and moose followed their beaten tracks to the streams that had been theirs before ever Frenchman pierced the forest beaver dove into their huts above the dams their own sharp teeth had made moles nosed under the rich soil and left a winding track behind frogs croaked and bellowed from some backset of the river and all blended not perhaps so much into a sound as into a sense of movement an even murmur in a low key to which the lighter note of the water was apart and distinct - "The Road to Frontenac" by Samuel Merwin
  3. If it doesn't live up to its peaceful and democratic professions the conservative bureaucrats and militarists who of course are still very strong will say we told you so and there will be a backset - "Letters from China and Japan" by John Dewey Alice Chipman Dewey
  4. Many are benefited by one or another effect of the process by the root pruning they get by the division by the change of soil by change of exposure or even by backset in growth - "The Amateur Garden" by George W. Cable
  5. Turner's theory that most of what is typical and unique in American institutions and ideals owes its existence to the backset of the frontier life found a living exemplar in the man who stood before me on that May morning - "Craftsmanship in Teaching" by William Chandler Bagley