back row

noun (functioning as singular or plural)

rugby Union
  1. the forwards at the rear of a scrum
  2. (as modifier)an Australian back-row forward

Nearby words

  1. back pressure,
  2. back rest,
  3. back river,
  4. back road,
  5. back room,
  6. back run,
  7. back saw,
  8. back scatter,
  9. back score,
  10. back scratcher

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Examples from the Web for back row

  • 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.