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backhouse, back building

1. A privy or outhouse.
2. A structure that stands behind a building to which it is a subsidiary.
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Backhouse, of Woolwich, South East London, admitted manslaughter but jurors convicted him of murder.
Backhouse, who works at the Yorkshire Eye Hospital and Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, added: "This procedure has many advantages over other vision correction treatments including laser eye surgery.
Father Rod Backhouse scored two net eagles with birdies at par-5 holes and son Tim eagled the par-4 10th with a 3-wood 290 yards into the wind.
Constance Backhouse compiled an extensive database of sexual assault cases in preparation for the project.
18-year-old James Backhouse, of the 2nd Battalion The Rifles, died in an explosion near Sangin, in Helmand Province, on July 10.
Meanwhile, Rifleman Backhouse, of Castleford, Yorkshire, was singled out for his bravery.
Paul Smith bowled better than his two for 34 suggests because Backhouse hammered two sixes and three fours off his bowling.
Mr Backhouse has worked for Bellway for 10 years and will be responsible for all aspects of the company's construction activity across South Wales and Gloucestershire.
Janet Backhouse, who died in December last year, joined the Department of Manuscripts, then part of the British Museum, in 1962, and worked there until her retirement in 1998.
GROWING old quietly isn't an option for octogenarian Brenda Backhouse.
If you would like to participate in the CIO Finance Summit, please contact Nick Backhouse, EVP, CIO Finance Summit, at nick.
Mr Backhouse said he first thought of the idea, which he estimates could cost up to PS250m, around 30 years ago and has spent the last decade refining, planning and costing the structure.