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  • (basketball) The flat vertical surface to which the basket is attached.
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Back"board` (&?;), n. [2d back, n. + board.]

1. A board which supports the back when one is sitting;

specifically, the board athwart the after part of a boat.

2. A board serving as the back part of anything, as of a wagon.

3. A thin stuff used for the backs of framed pictures, mirrors, etc.

4. A board attached to the rim of a water wheel to prevent the water from running off the floats or paddles into the interior of the wheel. W. Nicholson.

5. A board worn across the back to give erectness to the figure. Thackeray.

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

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