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- n. Alternative spelling of backcloth.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In calico-printing, a reinforcing cloth used to support a fabric which is being printed.
- n. Nautical, a triangular piece of canvas fastened in the middle of a topsail-yard to facilitate the stowing of the bunt of the topsail.
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