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Historical Examples

The guards goes first to git the truck ready to take us bak to the pen!
Under the Law Edwina Stanton Babcock

Other meanings of bak in Maya are “meat” and the partes pudendas of either sex.
The Maya Chronicles Various

He lays in sleep on sidewalks by bak’ry stores where heat and smell comes; comes somebody, und he runs.
Little Aliens Myra Kelly

You is prayen for me, I no, bekose dat pane I had in my bak and my nee, is done gone.
Bolax Josephine Culpeper

That one ov the riskyest things tew straddle iz the bak ov a 60 day note.
The Complete Works of Josh Billings Henry W. Shaw

They saw that day that ‘the Kirk had a bak,’ and were glad to dismiss the deputies without further debate.
Andrew Melville William Morison

Zwieback, zvī′bak, n. biscuit rusk, or a sweet spiced bread toasted.
Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements) Various

Baculine, bak′ū-līn, adj. pertaining to the stick or cane—in flogging.
Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various

Atter dey thru dentifyin us, Old Marster tuk us on bak home wid him, en we sho wus glad ter go.
Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves Work Projects Administration

Thare aint mutch art in driving a trotting hoss, jist hold them bak hard, and holler them ahead hard, thats awl.
Josh Billings, Hiz Sayings Henry Wheeler Shaw

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  • Bake and shake

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