backhouse [bak′hous΄]
an outdoor privy; outhouse

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  • Backhouse — may refer to:*Outhouse, frequently called backhouse in Canada *Backhouse (surname), people with the surname Backhouse ee also*Backhouse s Bank, Darlington, England …   Wikipedia

  • Backhouse — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Claire Backhouse (* um 1955), kanadische Badmintonspielerin Edmund Backhouse (1873–1944), britischer Orientwissenschaftler und Linguist Robin Backhouse (* 1955), US amerikanischer Schwimmer …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Backhouse — Back house , n. [Back, a. + house.] A building behind the main building. Specifically: A privy; an outhouse; a necessary. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Backhouse — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Le nom de Backhouse est porté par plusieurs personnalités (par ordre alphabétique) : James Backhouse (1794 1869), botaniste britannique. James… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Backhouse — this long established surname is of Anglo Saxon origin, and is an occupational name for someone employed at a bakery, deriving from the Olde English pre 7th Century baechus , bakehouse (from bacan, to bake, and hus , house). Occupational surnames …   Surnames reference

  • backhouse — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : privy 2 * * * /bak hows /, n., pl. backhouses / how ziz/. 1. a building behind the main building, often serving a subsidiary purpose. 2. a privy; outhouse. [1550 60; BACK1 + HOUSE] * * * backhouse obs. f …   Useful english dictionary

  • Backhouse (surname) — Backhouse is a surname, and may refer to:*Edmund Backhouse (1824–1906), English banker, J.P., and MP for Darlington *Sir Edmund Backhouse, 2nd Baronet (1873–1944), British would be oriental scholar and literary forger *James Backhouse (1794–1869) …   Wikipedia

  • Backhouse's Bank — of Darlington (James Jonathan Backhouse and Co., from 1798 Jonathan Backhouse and Co.) was founded in 1774 by James Backhouse (1720 1798), a Quaker flax dresser and linen manufacturer, and his sons Jonathan (1747 1826) and James (1757… …   Wikipedia

  • Backhouse's constant — is a mathematical constant founded by N. Backhouse and is approximately 1.456 074 948.It is defined by using the power series such that the coefficients of successive terms are the prime numbers:: P(x)=sum {k=1}^infty p k… …   Wikipedia

  • BACKHOUSE, James (1794-1869) — missionary the fourth child of James and Mary Backhouse of Darlington, Yorkshire, England, was born on 8 July 1794. His father died when he was a child and his mother brought him up in a religious atmosphere. He began work in a grocery, drug and… …   Dictionary of Australian Biography

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