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addaword.gifdefinition of back forty

an extremely large amount of something that is usually unnecessary
Don't add too much flour to this cake. We don't need the whole back forty!
Submitted by: Christine from United States on 18/03/2012 13:49:00
Definition of back forty from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online


a game in which two teams of seven players take turns to chase and try to touch players on the opposing team

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