from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A building behind or back from the main or front building; hence, in country places, especially in New England, a privy.
- noun Same as
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A building behind the main building.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A smaller
buildingbehind a mainbuilding; often a privy.
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Uncle Alphonse had a strap hanging on the inside of the door to the bathroom that he used on Mick and Caesare with liberal and gleeful intent, recalling, perhaps, the beat - ings his father had inflicted on him in the "backhouse," as the outhouse was called.
So, skim off about 20% who live in trailer parks, have diseased dogs chained up, call all their girl children Sissy and their grandmothers Mamaw, drink homemade liquor, smoke corn husks and have a ‘backhouse’ which holds all their weaponry, and then you have the last 11% who appear here daily.
In New England, they call that "little house, big house, backhouse, barn."
This is not done by making them schlptors, backhouse wall-experts or miniature painters145;
Should she have crossed to the inner side of the hedge, she must have come to the door of the backhouse and got in.
True liberal backwash backhouse by distorting words of of a person who said "Congress" to mean "corporate."
Most guests, however, were crammed in the backhouse, where they cheered ukulele cover band the Ooks of Hazzard as the nine musicians headed toward a "Purple Rain" finale.
Woldest thou not driue them in to the contrey, & put the one to the backhouse, the other to the plowe.
Their cahoots, Kaing Guek Eav aka Duch, Nuon Chea, Ieng Sar and Khieu Samphan -- all ageing towards the last phase of their lives, have been caught and place under provisional detention at the backhouse of ECCC, located along National Road 4, Chaom Chau Commune, Dangkao District, Phnom Penh.