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Used other than as an idiom: see back, wall.
The wall at the back of a racquetball or squash court, directly opposite the front wall.
back + wall, because it is a wall and is located at the back of the court.
A black flash of magic flew from him to Sirian, and the silver-haired man smashed into the back wall.
The old method of growing mushrooms in ridges out of doors, or on prepared beds either level or sloping from a back wall in sheds or cellars, may generally be adopted with success.
Its most important feature is a large stucco bas-relief, occupying a central position on the back wall of the sanctuary.
The sacred tablet on the back wall of the sanctuary is carved in low relief in limestone, and consists of two figures, apparently a priest and his assistant making offerings.
It was a large quadrangular building of conglomerate, with a back wall faced with stucco, and stood open to the road.
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