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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Backward Blessing (Muttering a).
 
Muttering a curse. To say the Lord’s Prayer backwards was to invoke the devil.   1
 


 Backwardation (Stockbrokers’ term).Backwater. 

 
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