• noun a late cut or any cut stroke that sends the ball into the area well behind square
    Citation ‘Foster got 2 for a back-cut off Trumper, which curved away from Hopkins at third man’ (Melbourne Argus 15 December 1903)
  • verb to hit the ball when making a back-cut
    Citation ‘Noble back-cut Arnold high to the boundary through the slips, perilously near to both Foster and Bosanquet’ (Melbourne Argus 12 December 1903)