Thesaurus / fall back

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Bringing up a large cannon which we called "Long Tom" owing to its size, he fired one round and ordered us to fall back.
I staggered to my feet, but felt so weak and giddy that I was compelled to fall back into a chair.
As the enemy were now swarming on the hills, the party began to fall back to Reshun, which was two miles distant.
As a result the men had to fall back, losing a lot of the lighter guns.
A strong force was left here to keep back the enemy till the army could fall back on Chattanooga.
What was left of it had barely time to fall back upon its neighbours, the ninth and tenth companies.
DIXMUDECHARLES LE GOFFIC
This was done so that it might not fall back into the throat and prevent Dock from breathing.
If this war goes on against Germany, it behoves us to have something to fall back upon.
REMARKABLE ROGUESCHARLES KINGSTON
Insects and mildews and unexpected heats may blast a whole harvest, and the farmer has nothing to fall back upon.
Our Colonel ordered the men to fall back a few yards to a fence, unsling their blankets, and fix bayonets.

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