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water back

noun
1.
a reservoir or arrangement of tubing at the back of certain stoves or fireplaces for containing water to be heated by the fire.
Origin of water back
1860-1865
An Americanism dating back to 1860-65
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water back

noun
1.
the US name for back boiler
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