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- n. Plural form of fatback.
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To-day would be devoted to fishing in deep water, to-morrow to crabbing on the shoals; another time, to setting weir mats across the mouths of the little estuaries to catch "fatbacks" or jumping mullets when the tide went out; and another time, the whole company would be busy baiting and sinking terrapin traps.
At the end of our conversation, he told me if there was anything he could do, not to hesitate to call on him (he also asked Ammar -- a man who's bitched endlessly to me about governmental graft, greed and fatbacks -- "Why do you think the American was so focused on corruption?").