Definition of Backbenches

1. Noun. (plural of backbench) ¹



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Definition of Backbenches

1. backbench [n] - See also: backbench

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Backbenches

backake
backal
backarapper
backarc
backarcs
backare
backassward
backasswards
backband
backbands
backbeat
backbeats
backbench
backbencher
backbenchers
backbenches (current term)
backbend
backbends
backbit
backbite
backbiter
backbiters
backbites
backbiting
backbitings
backbitten
backblast
backblasts
backblock
backblocks

Literary usage of Backbenches

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Forty Years of Music, 1865-1905 by Joseph Bennett (1908)
"I was not surprised by the backbenches, nor could I entirely blame them for their revolt against the programme. At a Welsh festival, the Welsh people ..."

2. Time and Fateby Lance Price by Lance Price (2005)
"He'd heard her tell Sinclair in that prim little voice of hers that while of course she would support the changes and urge her supporters on the backbenches ..."

3. The Friends of Rathlin Island by Stewart Dalby (2004)
"Why on earth did she exceed her brief on TV? She knew what friction it would cause with colleagues. Did she want to be in opposition, or on the backbenches ..."

4. Large Scale Coastal Behavior (1993) edited by J. H. List (1995)
"For the next year, the backbenches continued to aggrade and the shorelines advanced again. The shifting of profile configuration from a berm runnel with low ..."

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