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- adv. Braced aback
- adj. Braced aback
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. Braced aback.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Nautical, in or into the position of the yards of a vessel when the head-sails are laid aback: applied to the head-yards only, the other sails being kept full.
a- + box (“boxhaul”) (Wiktionary)