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  • 1Backhouse — may refer to:*Outhouse, frequently called backhouse in Canada *Backhouse (surname), people with the surname Backhouse ee also*Backhouse s Bank, Darlington, England …

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  • 2Backhouse — 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 …

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  • 3Backhouse — Back house , n. [Back, a. + house.] A building behind the main building. Specifically: A privy; an outhouse; a necessary. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 4backhouse — [bak′hous΄] n. an outdoor privy; outhouse …

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  • 5Backhouse — 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… …

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  • 6Backhouse — 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 …

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  • 7backhouse — 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 …

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  • 8backhouse — noun Date: 1836 privy 1a …

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  • 9backhouse — /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] * * * …

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  • 10Backhouse —    A house given to the parish of St. Andrew Undershaft at the time when parish of St. Mary Axe was united to it (Strype, ed. 1720, I. ii. 72).    No further reference.    See Vacke Court …

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  • 11backhouse — n. structure located behind the main house (e.g. an outhouse) …

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  • 12backhouse — /ˈbækhaʊs/ (say bakhows) noun Chiefly US an outdoor toilet …

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  • 13Backhouse — /ˈbækhaʊs/ (say bakhows) noun 1. Alfred Paxton, 1851–1939, Australian judge, born in England. 2. James, 1794–1869, English born Quaker missionary in Australia; a noted naturalist …

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  • 14Backhouse (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) …

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  • 15Backhouse'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… …

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  • 16Backhouse'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… …

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  • 17BACKHOUSE, 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… …

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  • 18Backhouse Baronets — There have been two Backhouse Baronetcies. Backhouse of London :Created in the Baronetage of England 9 November 1660. # Sir William Backhouse, 1st Baronet (c. 1641 August 22, 1669) The son of Nicholas Backhouse and Christian Williams. He married… …

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  • 19Constance Backhouse — Constance Backhouse, CM, OOnt, FRSC (born 1952) is a Canadian legal scholar and historian, specializing in gender and race discrimination. She is a Distinguished University Professor and University Research Chair at the Faculty of Law, University …

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  • 20Sir Edmund Backhouse, 2nd Baronet — Sir Edmund Trelawny Backhouse, 2nd Baronet (20 October 1873 ndash; 8 January 1944) was a British oriental scholar, linguist and black sheep of the Backhouse family whose work was very influential for the Western view of the last decades of the… …

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