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  • n. Being bent backwards

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A bending backward: especially applied in gynecology to the bending of the body of the uterus backward, the vaginal portion being but little or not at all changed in position.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a turning or tilting backward of an organ or body part
  • n. an articulatory gesture made by turning the tip of the tongue back against the roof of the mouth
  • n. the act of bending backward


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