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Backbite (To)

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To slander behind one’s back.

“The only thing in which all parties agreed was to back bite the manager.”—W. Irving: Traveller, Buckthorn, p. 193.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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