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To-morrow I'll sell the grub and backtrack to the coast to guard it.

Loring realized he had made a mistake and tried to backtrack.

Following their backtrack through the forest, therefore, they proceeded towards the place where they had left their horses.

WORD ORIGIN

"retrace one's steps," figuratively, by 1896, from literal sense, with reference to hunted foxes, from back (adv.) + track (v.). Related: Backtracked; backtracking.

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