Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Native to or located in a remote rural location.
  • adj. Rustic, unsophisticated, countrified.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. That portion of a carpenter's plane which is immediately behind the plane-iron.

Etymologies

back +‎ wood; compare backwater (Wiktionary)

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