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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 back·hand /ˈbækˌhænd/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Back·hand n.
 1. A kind of handwriting in which the downward slope of the letters is from left to right.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Back·hand, a.
 1. Sloping from left to right; -- said of handwriting.
 2. Backhanded; indirect; oblique. [R.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: (of racket strokes) made across the body with back of hand
             facing direction of stroke [syn: backhand(a), backhanded]
             [ant: forehand(a)]
      2: (of handwriting) having the letters slanting from left down
         to right [syn: left-slanting]
      n : a return made with the back of the hand facing the direction
          of the stroke [syn: backhand stroke, backhand shot]
      v : hit a tennis ball backhand