from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In civil engineering, earth or other material brought from a place where there is an excess to fill up a cutting or place where there is a deficiency.
- noun The place whence this extra earth is brought; the excavation made in procuring it.
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Mr. Bell ' s confidence is such that he felt able to skip down to North before he had scored and bop him over the top, back-cutting to the fence soon afterwards to show that there are not many better movers to spin right now than Mr. Bell.
Z's back-cutting and catching the Piston's gazing at Bron's navel.
William Gurstelle demonstrates the slick, back-cutting action of a super-sharp Japanese saw.
In the Toolbox segment, William Gurstelle demonstrates the slick, back-cutting action of a super-sharp Japanese saw.
Lovely stroke, Boucher back-cutting Collingwood for four.
Said Eric Hayes: "They were back-cutting and driving.