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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hind  \Hind\,  a.  [Compar.  {Hinder};  superl.  {Hindmost},  or 
  {Hindermost}.]  [OE.  hind,  adv.,  back  AS  hindan  behind.  See 
  {Hinder},  a.] 
  In  the  rear;  --  opposed  to  front;  of  or  pertaining  to  the 
  part  or  end  which  follows  or  is  behind,  in  opposition  to  the 
  part  which  leads  or  is  before  as  the  hind  legs  or  hind  feet 
  of  a  quadruped;  the  hind  man  in  a  procession. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hind  \Hind\,  n.  [AS.  hind;  akin  to  D.  hinde,  OHG.  hinta,  G. 
  hinde,  hindin,  Icel.,  Sw.,  &  Dan.  hind,  and  perh.  to  Goth. 
  hinpan  to  seize  (in  comp.),  E.  hunt,  or  cf  Gr  ?  a  young 
  deer.] 
  1.  (Zo["o]l.)  The  female  of  the  red  deer,  of  which  the  male 
  is  the  stag. 
 
  2.  (Zo["o]l.)  A  spotted  food  fish  of  the  genus  {Epinephelus}, 
  as  {E.  apua}  of  Bermuda,  and  {E.  Drummond-hayi}  of 
  Florida;  --  called  also  {coney},  {John  Paw},  {spotted 
  hind}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hind  \Hind\,  n.  [OE.  hine,  AS  h[=i]ne,  h[=i]na,  orig.  gen.  pl 
  of  h[=i]wan  domestics;  akin  to  Icel.  hj[=u]  man  and  wife, 
  domestics,  family,  Goth.  heiwafrauja  master  of  the  house,  G. 
  heirath  marriage;  cf  L.  civis  citizen,  E.  city  or  E.  home. 
  Cf  {Hide}  a  measure  of  land.] 
  1.  A  domestic;  a  servant.  [Obs.]  --Shak. 
 
  2.  A  peasant;  a  rustic;  a  farm  servant.  [Eng.] 
 
  The  hind,  that  homeward  driving  the  slow  steer  Tells 
  how  man's  daily  work  goes  forward  here  --Trench. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hind 
  adj  :  located  at  or  near  the  back  of  an  animal;  "back  (or  hind) 
  legs";  "the  hinder  part  of  a  carcass"  [syn:  {back(a)}, 
  {hind(a)},  {hinder(a)}] 
  n  1:  any  of  several  mostly  spotted  fishes  that  resemble  groupers 
  2:  female  red  deer 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Hind 
  Heb.  'ayalah  (2  Sam.  22:34;  Ps  18:33,  etc.)  and  'ayeleth  (Ps. 
  22,  title),  the  female  of  the  hart  or  stag.  It  is  referred  to  as 
  an  emblem  of  activity  (Gen.  49:21),  gentleness  (Prov.  5:19), 
  feminine  modesty  (Cant.  2:7;  3:5),  earnest  longing  (Ps.  42:1), 
  timidity  (Ps.  29:9).  In  the  title  of  Ps  22,  the  word  probably 
  refers  to  some  tune  bearing  that  name 
 




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