backfisch

backfisch

(ˈbækfɪʃ)
n
a teenage girl; a girl who has not yet reached maturity
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Nobody ever came to it, for in winter it was too dreary, and in summer so full of mosquitoes that only a Backfisch indifferent to spots could have borne it.
Far from caring, it filled me with a reckless, Backfisch pleasure in being dirty, a delicious feeling that I had not had for years.
As a Backfisch I had never used handkerchiefs-- the child of nature scorns to blow its nose--though for decency's sake my governess insisted on giving me a clean one of vast size and stubborn texture on Sundays.
I wish I could see myself as you see me--foreshortened into a backfisch.
Below is the excerpt of the interview conducted by Michael Backfisch, Middle East Bureau Chief of Handelsblatt.
Michael Backfisch, the Dubai-based Middle East Bureau Chief of Handelsblatt business and financial daily, said he was not happy with the low voter turnout in this election and that all the poll surveys were in error.
Backfisch in the Big City: Else Ury's Nesthakchen Books and the Education of Young Girls in the Weimar Republic.
As Backfisch put it, since Fay had "only limited visibility" in the Macchina, couldn't see exactly what it was penetrating her rear end, "the person involved will convince herself that it [the copulation] has happened in the extraordinary way" (78), Thus, conceived exactly at the summer solstice, as the sun "passed into the Sign of Cancer" (82),2 Bovril was born the following Springing, and immediately rumors started among the peasants and spread among the tourists that the child was half bull god, half human.
By insisting upon what this moment is not (it is "not really" Humbert's "daring" realization of his desire), Humbert emphasizes Lolita's eager reciprocity in order to construct the encounter as "an innocent game on her part, a bit of backfisch foolery in imitation of some simulacrum of fake romance" (113).
Annemarie Braun exhibits many of the characteristics of the typical Backfisch heroine: she is outgoing, talkative, curious, and uninhibited.
As a backfisch I journeyed the world in Bauhaus landscapes of Klee, and I dreamt a friend's arm around me while listening to my Aunt Lisa's Kaffee Klatsch, sundaily.