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noun 
  1. Work to be done, obligation.
I have a large of letters to write. -- J. D. Forbes.
My own work, with its manifold arrears, took me all day to clear off. -- Stoker, Dracula
  1. Unpaid debt.
adverb 
  1. (rfv-sense) behind, backward
(--) rent considerably in , and heartless landlady threatening expulsion (--) -- Dickens: Our Mutual Friend

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