Shipbuilding. a short length of angle iron fitted over flanges of two angle irons butted together side by side to connect or reinforce them.
a construction of shelves and counter space behind a bar, used for storing bottles, glasses, etc.

Nearby words

  1. back-to-nature,
  2. back-trail,
  3. back-up light,
  4. backache,
  5. backband,
  6. backbeat,
  7. backbencher,
  8. backbend,
  9. backbite,
  10. backbiting

Origin of backbar Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019