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British Dictionary definitions for back row

back row

noun (functioning as singular or plural)
  1. rugby Union
    1. the forwards at the rear of a scrum
    2. (as modifier)an Australian back-row forward
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  • And they sat two or three201 rows deep; and those in the front row had to pass the things, of course, to the back-row girls.

    Five Little Peppers at School

    Margaret Sidney