I should have calloused hands and the back-ache at times; but my sleep would be sweet.
How could a back-ache over the pea-bed compensate for these felicities?
She may soon suffer from, if she does not complain of, back-ache and other attendant troubles, the simple result of weakness.
back-ache, the reader will allow, would take the poetry out of a honeymoon trip.
All across that lake I ate snow, and that and the back-ache legacy of an old strain are my signs of approaching exhaustion.
There was an end of my back-ache when the rod and I could straighten ourselves and leave the men to tail out the fish.
Mr. Doan, with his back-ache pills, would have done well if he had sent one of his travellers with samples round there that night.
backache back·ache (bāk'āk')
Discomfort or a pain in the region of the back or spine.