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And one of the papers most frequently mentioned is "The Backwash."
BOOKS AND PERSONSARNOLD BENNETT
A large piece broke off the already small pan, and what was left swung round in the backwash, and started right out to sea.
ADRIFT ON AN ICE-PANWILFRED T. GRENFELL
I must write you of what I have seen, the other side, the backwash.
THE BACKWASH OF WARELLEN N. LA MOTTE
The cab took off with a rush that left Feldman in a backwash of slush and mud.
BADGE OF INFAMYLESTER DEL REY
And suddenly the yacht lurched over shuddering in the backwash of some tremendous energy.
THE LEGION OF LAZARUSEDMOND HAMILTON
There is not much current in the backwash at any part; enough to have carried it off had the drowning been done elsewhere.
GWEN WYNNMAYNE REID
The backwash tugs at his boots, hollowing out little channels under his feet.
PIPEFULSCHRISTOPHER MORLEY
By the backwash it must be making for the dock and stair; the men in it, or one of them, for the Court.
GWEN WYNNMAYNE REID
This time a crowd of natives rushed into the foam and, clinging to the gunwale, held us steady against the backwash.
ESSAYS IN REBELLIONHENRY W. NEVINSON
Rick waited until the vinta was on the downward slope of the backwash from the shore, then went in headfirst.
THE PIRATES OF SHANHAROLD LELAND GOODWIN

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