Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
BACK-HAN', adj. Overdue. [-hɑ(:)n See P.L.D. §§ 64, 124.]
Bch. 1915 (per Abd.15):
We had to pey up the back-han' rent, fan we took again, an' noo we're jist the year ahin'.
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