Backsettler

Back"set"tler

(bk"st"lr), n. [Back, a. + settler.] One living in the back or outlying districts of a community.
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The English backsettlers of Leinster and Munster.
Macaulay.
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Back"sheesh`

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Back"shish`

} (), n. [Pers. bakhshsh, fr. bakhshdan to give.] In Egypt and the Turkish empire, a relatively small amount of money given for services rendered (as by a waiter); a gratuity; a "tip".
Syn. -- gratuity, tip, baksheesh, bakshish, bakshis.
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