Backare

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • interj Backare Same as Baccare.
    • interj Backare Stand back! give place! -- a cant word of the Elizabethan writers, probably in ridicule of some person who pretended to a knowledge of Latin which he did not possess. "Baccare ! you are marvelous forward."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • backare Stand back! go back!
    • backare [A proverbial saying, derived apparently from some local anecdote.]
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • interj Backare bak′āre (Shak.) back! stand back!
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Perh. for back there!

Usage

In literature:

The expression, "Backare, quoth Mortimer to his sow," has an extended range over our old literature, but its meaning is very enigmatical.
"Proverb Lore" by F. Edward Hulme
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