1. turn back go back to a previous state
  2. turnpike an expressway on which tolls are collected
  3. throwback a reappearance of an earlier characteristic
  4. turncock faucet consisting of a rotating device for regulating flow of a liquid
  5. turnbuckle an oblong metal coupling with a swivel at one end and an internal thread at the other into which a threaded rod can be screwed in order to form a unit that can be adjusted for length or tension
  6. drawback a feature that makes something less convenient or acceptable
  7. throw back throw back with a quick, light motion
  8. turnabout turning in the opposite direction
  9. trim back cut down on; make a reduction in
  10. burn bag a bag into which secret documents are placed before being burned
  11. greenback a piece of paper money
  12. turnkey someone who guards prisoners
  13. draw back pull or move away
  14. drop back to lag or linger behind
  15. turning a movement in a new direction
  16. turn up bend or lay so that one part covers the other
  17. turnip a plant having a large, fleshy, edible white or yellow root
  18. hornbook a primer that provides instruction in the rudiments or basic skills of a branch of knowledge
  19. cornerback a defensive football player stationed outside the linebackers
  20. turnup the lap consisting of a turned-back hem encircling the end of the sleeve or leg