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  1. (obsolete) An abacus.
    1. (rare) Towards the back or rear; backwards; away.
    Therewith she started. - Chaucer
    1. Behind; in the rear.
    2. (nautical) Backward against the mast; said of the sails when pressed by the wind.
    They sailed aback. --- They sailed against the wind.

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