There was a crash, and she swung clear with the backwash, with all one side smashed in.
The backwash of civilization in the Orient is not our concern.
But they are highly entertaining to read because they so faithfully mirror the backwash of romanticism.
I must write you of what I have seen, the other side, the backwash.
Just so; an' for that reason I now believe it wor comin' down, an' stopped somewhere just outside the backwash.
One seems on the other side of creation's wall—in the backwash of the waters.
She warns us to look out for the backwash of the bad vortex in which (her beam shows it) she is even now reeling.
Does the Sahib know whither the backwash of the flood had borne me?
By the backwash it must be making for the dock and stair; the men in it, or one of them, for the Court.
That short thoroughfare forms, as it were, a backwash for the traffic of Piccadilly.
Something drunk that is regurgitated or spit back out
To regurgitate or spit back out liquid