Definition of 'backcloth'
Example sentences containing 'backcloth'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
She shouted desperately, but her voice was lost against the backcloth of night and the ravine. PASSION IN THE PEAKIt was a frank imitation of Oberammergau, with the back of the stage open to a living backcloth of green hills. PASSION IN THE PEAKIt was some weeks now since they had had any respite from shellfire against this dismal backcloth. DISPLACED PERSON
Trends of 'backcloth'
Used Occasionally. backcloth is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Definition of backcloth from the Collins English Dictionary
The language of love: 5 ways to express your love on Valentine’s Day
In the market for some new terms of endearment? Here’s the etymology behind some of the most popular.
Part One: Unlocking Mandarin with Paul Noble
We sent one of the Collins team for a one-to-one learning experience with the man himself, and here’s how they found part one of the course.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.