There are 3 definitions of hind in English:

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adjective

[attributive]
(Especially of a bodily part) situated at the back; posterior: a hind leg
More example sentences
  • This was associated with infection by a flatworm or fluke infection called Ribeiroia, which formed cysts near the hind legs.
  • The same held true when they injected the drug into multiple ganglia that connect to the tail and hind legs.
  • Herodotus rejoins that camels have four thighbones in their hind legs, and that their genitals face backwards.
Synonyms
back, rear, hinder, hindmost, posterior
technical dorsal, caudal, posticous

Origin

Middle English: perhaps shortened from Old English behindan (see behind).

Phrases

on one's hind legs

see leg.

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deviating from what is standard, normal, or expected

There are 3 definitions of hind in English:

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noun

A female deer, especially a red deer or sika in and after the third year.
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  • Our second visit was a success and as we got closer to the farm we saw a group of hinds and deer gracing peacefully in the fields near the farm.
  • Highland landowners have predicted ‘genocide’ if close seasons, which vary for stags and hinds, are ended.
  • It said the harbourer could recognise stags but not hinds.

Origin

Old English, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch hinde and German Hinde, from an Indo-European root meaning 'hornless', shared by Greek kemas 'young deer'.

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There are 3 definitions of hind in English:

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noun

archaic , chiefly Scottish
1A skilled farm worker, typically married and with a tied cottage.
1.1A farm steward or bailiff.
1.2A peasant or rustic.

Origin

late Old English hīne 'household servants', apparently from hīgna, hīna, genitive plural of hīgan, hīwan 'family members'.

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