backfall

[ bak-fawl ]
/ ˈbækˌfɔl /

noun

Wrestling. a fall or throw onto the back.

Nearby words

  1. backdrop,
  2. backed,
  3. backend-to,
  4. backer,
  5. backer-up,
  6. backfield,
  7. backfile,
  8. backfill,
  9. backfire,
  10. backfist

Origin of backfall

First recorded in 1670–80; back2 + fall

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