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lobsterback

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

lobster + back, from the resemblance to lobsters of the red coats worn by the British soldiers

NounEdit

lobsterback (plural lobsterbacks)

  1. (derogatory, historical) A name given by Patriots and rebels to British soldiers during the American Revolution.

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