- a building behind the main building, often serving a subsidiary purpose.
- a privy; outhouse.
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It is said by Backhouse, that his parties killed thirty, and captured five.
Broadfoot, Backhouse, and Fenwick rallied and reanimated them.Our Soldiers
"My friend Mr. Backhouse," said Lowndes, introducing the red-nosed man.
Backhouse limped out, shutting the door, and they were alone.
I'm sorry to trouble you, Mr. Backhouse, but can you tell me where I can find him?
- Canadian another word for outhouse