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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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On this the goatherd Melanthius went by back passages to the store-room of Ulysses' house.
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.
The right group further said all of them were escorted at their arrival by "Ugandan individuals" "via back passages, circumventing immigration and customs checks".
In essence this is a lively and memorable tour of the building, including its back passages, which exposes the class-conscious nature of Victorian theatre-going.
Somewhere along the way they morphed into Hair, Nose and T**s hospitals, where rich narcissists go when their heads are so far up their own back passages their eyesight is blocked.