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Definition: To the backbone
Backbone \Back“bone”\ (b[a^]k"b[=o]n`), n. [2d back, n. + bone.]
1. The column of bones in the back which sustains and gives
firmness to the frame; the spine; the vertebral or spinal
2. Anything like, or serving the purpose of, a backbone.
The lofty mountains on the north side compose the
granitic axis, or backbone of the country. --Darwin.
We have now come to the backbone of our subject.
3. Firmness; moral principle; steadfastness.
Shelley's thought never had any backbone. --Shairp.
To the backbone, through and through; thoroughly; entirely.
“Staunch to the backbone.” --Lord Lytton.