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 for backside
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Backside \Back"side`\ (b[a^]k"s[imac]d`), n. [Back, a. + side.]
     The hinder part, posteriors, or rump of a person or animal.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Note: Backside (one word) was formerly used of the rear part
           or side of any thing or place, but in such senses is
           now two words.
           [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  backside
      n 1: the side of an object that is opposite its front; "his room
           was toward the rear of the hotel" [syn: rear, backside,
           back end] [ant: forepart, front, front end]
      2: the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on; "he
         deserves a good kick in the butt"; "are you going to sit on
         your fanny and do nothing?" [syn: buttocks, nates,
         arse, butt, backside, bum, buns, can,
         fundament, hindquarters, hind end, keister,
         posterior, prat, rear, rear end, rump, stern,
         seat, tail, tail end, tooshie, tush, bottom,
         behind, derriere, fanny, ass]

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  BACKSIDE, estates. In England this term was formerly used in conveyances and 
  even in pleadings, and is still, adhered to with reference to ancient 
  descriptions in deeds, in continuing the transfer of the same. property. It 
  imports a yard at the back part of, or behind a house, and belonging 
  thereto: but although formerly used in pleadings, it is now unusual to adopt 
  it, and the word yard is preferred. 1 Chitty's Pr. 177; 2 Ld. Raym. 1399. 
  
  

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