Examples from the Web for back-ache
All across that lake I ate snow, and that and the back-ache legacy of an old strain are my signs of approaching exhaustion.Ten Thousand Miles with a Dog Sled|Hudson Stuck
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.Lines in Pleasant Places|William Senior
She may soon suffer from, if she does not complain of, back-ache and other attendant troubles, the simple result of weakness.The Education of American Girls|Anna Callender Brackett
How could a back-ache over the pea-bed compensate for these felicities?
I should have calloused hands and the back-ache at times; but my sleep would be sweet.The Seat of Empire|Charles Carleton Coffin