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 for backslash
From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  backslash
  \
  slosh
  
      "\" ASCII code 92.  Common names: escape (from
     C/Unix); reverse slash; slosh; backslant; backwhack.  Rare:
     bash; ITU-T: reverse slant; reversed virgule; INTERCAL:
     backslat.
  
     Backslash is used to separate components in MS-DOS
     pathnames, and to introduce special character sequence in
     C and Unix strings, e.g. "\n" for newline.
  
     (2000-02-21)
  

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