Back green



noun
(Central Scot, dialect) grass or a garden at the back of a house, esp a tenement
Historical Examples

Crown and back green, and tail rusty tipped with dusky, no notch in tail-feathers; in other respects like No. 433.
Color Key to North American Birds Frank M. Chapman

The window looked out on the back green, which was very much like the front, save that there was no flagged walk.
Lippincott’s Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. XXVI., December, 1880. Various

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