back breaker

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n back breaker street name for lysergic acid diethylamide
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Usage

In literature:

At bottom, as was said above, we are to consider Luther as a Prophet Idol-breaker; a bringer-back of men to reality.
"Heroes and Hero Worship" by Thomas Carlyle
At any rate, it was too late for them to beat back from the line of breakers which gleamed white in the darkness.
"The Underground City" by Jules Verne
The pinnace entered among the breakers, but was near being lost, and with difficulty got back to the ship.
"Astoria Or, Anecdotes Of An Enterprise Beyond The Rocky Mountains" by Washington Irving
Coming back to here and now, he looked and saw breakers upon a long sand bar.
"1492" by Mary Johnston
But occasionally, as the breakers drew back for another cruel blow, they caught glimpses of the tilted deck, smashed bare of houses and rail.
"Keziah Coffin" by Joseph C. Lincoln
This was the gale which drove her back among the breakers.
"The Secret Memoirs of Louis XV./XVI, Complete" by Madame du Hausset, an "Unknown English Girl" and the Princess Lamballe
Each breaker seemed a living thing; now she approached timidly, now ran back with a delicious fear.
"Thyrza" by George Gissing
Jerry Bird had the breaker of water hung at his back, and was equally heavily laden.
"The Three Admirals" by W.H.G. Kingston
So I puts the breaker down at the door, and walks back to the boat again.
"Jacob Faithful" by Captain Frederick Marryat
The boat must be made to cut the breakers end-on, so as to prevent her turning broadside on and being rolled back on the beach.
"Battles with the Sea" by R.M. Ballantyne
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In poetry:

'High, high, o'er the breakers,
Low, low, on the lee,
Sing ho!
The billow
That brings me back to thee!'
"The Sailor's Return" by Sydney Thompson Dobell

In news:

Holmes' injury could be a back-breaker .
The Apple Scrapple Festival is back in Bridgeville, if you're looking family fun event that isn't a budget breaker.
(AP) It's a big boost and a back-breaker rolled into one, the touchdown that comes while the offense is catching its breath on the sideline.
It's a big boost and a back-breaker rolled into one, the touchdown that comes while the offense is catching its breath on the sideline.
(AP) — It's a big boost and a back-breaker all rolled into one, the touchdown that comes while the offense is catching its collective breath on the sideline.
Just one month after Pretty Little Liars actress Ashley Benson dumped her long-time boyfriend Ryan Good for her Spring Breakers co-star James Franco , RadarOnline.com has exclusively learned she's back seeing Ryan again.
Just one month after Pretty Little Liars actress Ashley Benson dumped her long-time boyfriend Ryan Good for her Spring Breakers co-star James Franco, RadarOnline.com has exclusively learned she's back seeing Ryan again.
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