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abackward

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From aback (rear) +‎ -ward (toward)

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

abackward (not comparable)

  1. (archaic) Backward. [First attested from around (1150 to 1350).][1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 2