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Definition of Aback

Aback
Aback Ab"ack ([a^]b"ak), n. An abacus. [Obs.] --B. Jonson.
Aback
Aback A*back" ([.a]*b[a^]k"), adv. [Pref. a- + back; AS. on b[ae]c at, on, or toward the back. See Back.] 1. Toward the back or rear; backward. ``Therewith aback she started.' --Chaucer. 2. Behind; in the rear. --Knolles. 3. (Naut.) Backward against the mast; -- said of the sails when pressed by the wind. --Totten. To be taken aback. (a) To be driven backward against the mast; -- said of the sails, also of the ship when the sails are thus driven. (b) To be suddenly checked, baffled, or discomfited. --Dickens.

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- Yesterday-Today-Tomorrow. Star Publications. ISBN 1-905863-01-2. Peter John, Ali. "Jaya is aback, Jaya Hey!". Screen India. Express India. Archived from the original on...
- release). Press Information Bureau (PIB), India. Retrieved 18 March 2013. Aamir Bashir on IMDb "Why Aamir Bashir was taken aback" - The Times of India...
- requested that Jim Caviezel portray him in the film; the producers were taken aback by the request and tried to convince him to select an actor who more closely...
- performed its lead single, "Love Lockdown". Music audiences were taken aback by the uncharacteristic production style and the presence of Auto-Tune,...
- hard time. Avery faces pressure the night before wedding. Tom is taken aback by Darcey's twin dynamic. Tim tries to fix things with Jeniffer and Ben...
- day of settlement. On the day of settlement, the Bear Cartel was taken aback when the Bulls demanded a physical delivery of shares. To complete the transaction...
- wrote "Malang is a tepid thriller and it's twists don't really take you aback". Rawal ****reja of Hindustan Times stated that the story was predictable...
- had only intended to act in a single episode of Marimayam, but was taken aback by the overwhelming response her character got, and decided to continue...
- reconcile with his ex-wife Lisa, who also shares that wish, Poveda is taken aback, but still refuses to believe him. Poveda has Santa locked in the holding...
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