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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.

    The end of an era,

  • 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?").

    S.D. Liddick: Hitchhiking in Anbar Province


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