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[bak-lohd] /ˈbækˌloʊd/
verb (used with object)
to defer to a later date, as wages, benefits, or costs:
The union agreed to back-load pay raises.
Compare front-load. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Barth; a back-load of rushes, straw, heath, &c. Irish beart.

  • Bent's pikau, or back-load, consisted of about thirty pounds weight of honey in taha and two large eels, all in a flax basket.

  • The Gulf lines brought the Louisiana product, partly as a back-load against exported grain.

  • And the transcontinental lines brought the Hawaiian sugar, also as a back-load against a predominance of westbound tonnage.

  • They stored their things in a shop whose proprietor Amesbury knew, each carrying a back-load up from the river.

    The Wilderness Castaways Dillon Wallace
  • I had accomplished one back-load, and with empty straps was returning to the cache for another.

    The Forest Stewart Edward White
  • A soldier came past with a back-load of canteens freshly filled.

    My Days and Nights on the Battle-Field Charles Carleton Coffin

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