back (v.) Old form(s): back'd , backst , backt
support, help, back up
3H6 I.iv.73[Queen to York] Where are your mess of sons to back you now?
3H6 IV.i.41[Montague to Hastings] But [England is] the safer when 'tis backed with France
3H6 IV.i.43[Hastings to Montague] Let us be backed with God
Luc.352[of Tarquin] My will is backed with resolution
Luc.622[Lucrece to Tarquin] Thou back'st reproach against long-living laud
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