back passage


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back passage

n
1. (Anatomy) the rectum
2. an interior passageway towards the back of a building
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back passage

n (Anat) → retto
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THE water was all slippy- sloppy in the larder and in the back passage.
Alec Cunningham saw him from the back passage. It was quarter to twelve when the alarm broke out.
Strong, and gives her all unconditionally?" One of the professional people replied, "And gives her all unconditionally." Upon that, with the natural feelings of a mother, I said, "Good God, I beg your pardon!" fell over the door-step, and came away through the little back passage where the pantry is.'
It was well on in the morning; the servants were up; all my drugs were in the cabinet--a long journey down two pairs of stairs, through the back passage, across the open court and through the anatomical theatre, from where I was then standing horror-struck.
There is no back passage by which any one could have descended while the party proceeded up stairs.
On this the goatherd Melanthius went by back passages to the store-room of Ulysses' house.
Prof Stephen Duffy, Cancer Research UK's screening expert, said bowel cancer symptoms included bleeding from the back passage or blood in stools, a change in normal bowel habits, a lump in the right side of the abdomen or in the rectum, weight loss, pain in the rectum and anaemia and sometimes vomiting.
Q I HAVE bleeding from my back passage. What should I do?
'I remember once being told by an angry pensioner that frisky teenagers were having sex in his back passage!
Lenny Henry sets sail across the Atlantic with Birmingham businessman and yachtsman Tony Bullimore, and Caroline Aherne gives her personal view on the sub-continent with Craig Cash in Back Passage to India.
Lenny Henry sets sail across the Atlantic with yachtsman Tony Bullimore and Caroline Aherne gives her personal view on the sub-continent with Craig Cash in Back Passage to India.