back (v.) Old form(s): back'd, backe , backt
ride, mount, sit on
1H4 II.iii.74[Hotspur to Servant, of his horse] Well, I will back him straight
Cym V.v.428[Posthumus to Lucius] Great Jupiter, upon his eagle backed
TNK III.i.21[Arcite alone] two such steeds might well / Be by a pair of kings backed
Ven.419[Venus to Adonis] The colt that's backed and burdened being young / Loseth his pride
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